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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Feb 22   Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1857 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt  

Feb 24   In the year 1857 first perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government  

Feb 24   In the year 1857 los Angeles Vineyard Society organized  

Feb 26   Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

Feb 28   On this day in history gustave Adolph Kerker, composer  

Mar 03   On this day in history alfred Bruneau, composer  

Mar 03   In the year 1857 second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.  

Mar 06   On this day in history dred Scott Decision Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history the US Supreme Court rules that slave Dred Scott cannot sue for his freedom in federal court.  

Mar 07   Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs in the year 1857.  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1857 manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (A la paz), dies at 84  

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   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice  

Mar 17   Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1857.  

Mar 21   Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die in the year 1857.  

Mar 22   In the year 1857 arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) in the year 1857.  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) in the year 1857.  

Mar 23   Fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company) in the year 1857.  

Mar 25   On this day in history frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse  

Mar 25   Frederick Laggenheim takes first photo of a solar eclipse on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1857.  

Apr 10   On this day in history henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker  

Apr 12   Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)  

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

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1857 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   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 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   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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

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