Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Feb 24   First perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Los Angeles Vineyard Society organized in the year 1857.  

Feb 26   On this day in history emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)  

Feb 26   In the year 1857 ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

Feb 28   Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1857 alfred Bruneau, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice in the year 1857.  

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

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

Mar 21   Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse) in the year 1857.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1857 elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)  

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

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

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

Mar 27   In the year 1857 karl Pearson, London England, mathematician  

Apr 01   Herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man in the year 1857.  

Apr 05   On this day in history alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)  

Apr 10   Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker in the year 1857.  

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   N R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial  

Apr 19   On this day in history lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher  

Apr 20   On this day in history charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   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   On this day in history 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   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1857.  

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

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.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know