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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 02   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn  

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

Jan 08   Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 09   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   In the year 1857 otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)  

Jan 20   In the year 1857 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 22   National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.  

Jan 27   In the year 1857 dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 01   In the year 1857 influenza in Europe, North America, South America  

Feb 01   In the year 1857 smallpox in Victoria, Australia  

Feb 01   On this day in history yellow fever in Portugal  

Feb 02   On this day in history jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector  

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1857 johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education  

Feb 12   In the year 1857 bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

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

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   In the year 1857 gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC)  

Feb 17   On this day in history samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher  

Feb 18   In the year 1857 insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo  

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

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)  

Feb 21   US issues flying eagle cents 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   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   In the year 1857 birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann) was born in the year 1857.  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 in the year 1857.  

Feb 15   In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

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