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Historical Events In 1857

Saturday, 14 December 2019

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

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

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

Feb 26   Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   Alfred Bruneau, composer in the year 1857.  

Mar 03   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 the US Supreme Court rules that slave Dred Scott cannot sue for his freedom in federal court.  

Mar 07   In the year 1857 baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs  

Mar 07   In the year 1857 julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)  

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

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 in the year 1857.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1857 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) in the year 1857.  

Mar 25   In the year 1857 frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history karl Pearson, London England, mathematician  

Apr 01   Herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man on this day in history.  

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

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

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  

Apr 18   Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial in the year 1857.  

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

Apr 20   Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day) on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1857.  

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

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

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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