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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

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

Feb 22   On this day in history the birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement  

Feb 24   1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer in the year 1857.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs  

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

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

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

Mar 17   In the year 1857 adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42  

Mar 21   On this day in history abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)  

Mar 23   In the year 1857 elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1857.  

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

Apr 15   N R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne in the year 1857.  

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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   In the year 1857 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   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 in the year 1857.  

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

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   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   In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

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