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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Feb 24   First perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government in the year 1857.  

Feb 24   In the year 1857 los Angeles Vineyard Society organized  

Feb 26   In the year 1857 emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)  

Feb 26   Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1857.  

Feb 28   In the year 1857 gustave Adolph Kerker, composer  

Mar 03   Alfred Bruneau, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.  

Mar 06   Dred Scott Decision Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens in the year 1857.  

Mar 06   Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens on this day in history.  

Mar 06   The US Supreme Court rules that slave Dred Scott cannot sue for his freedom in federal court in the year 1857.  

Mar 07   On this day in history baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs  

Mar 07   Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927) in the year 1857.  

Mar 11   Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (A la paz), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1857 a Great Western Railway train breaks an axle while crossing a swing bridge and plunges into the Desjardins Canal near Hamilton. 59 people are killed.  

Mar 12   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42  

Mar 21   In the year 1857 abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64  

Mar 21   On this day in history earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die  

Mar 22   Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse in the year 1857.  

Mar 25   In the year 1857 frederick Laggenheim takes first photo of a solar eclipse  

Mar 27   Karl Pearson, London England, mathematician on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man.  

Apr 05   Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86) on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1857 henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker  

Apr 12   In the year 1857 gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published  

Apr 14   In the year 1857 edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)  

Apr 15   In the year 1857 n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne  

Apr 18   In the year 1857 clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial  

Apr 19   Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1857 charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

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

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

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 11   In the year 1857 birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 17   Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

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

Feb 09   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 10   In the year 1857 death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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.  

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