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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Feb 22   On this day in history heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history first perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government  

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

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

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

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

Mar 06   In the year 1857 dred Scott Decision Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 karl Pearson, London England, mathematician  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1857 alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)  

Apr 10   Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 02   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1857 birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

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   In the year 1857 birth of wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

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 in the year 1857.  

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