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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 08 December 2019

Jan 02   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1857 patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania  

Jan 08   In the year 1857 dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif  

Jan 09   On this day in history henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) in the year 1857.  

Jan 15   1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain in the year 1857.  

Jan 15   In the year 1857 the first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain  

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)  

Jan 20   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history national Association of Baseball Players founded, NY  

Jan 23   Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) in the year 1857.  

Jan 24   The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

Feb 02   Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

Feb 09   Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

Feb 14   On this day in history johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC)  

Feb 17   Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907) in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 uS issues flying eagle cents  

Feb 22   In the year 1857 heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

Feb 22   The birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement in the year 1857.  

Feb 24   1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

Jan 02   In the year 1857 birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

Feb 09   On this day in history death of dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 14   In the year 1857 johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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