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Historical Events In 1857

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Feb 24   On this day in history 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) in the year 1857.  

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

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

Mar 03   Alfred Bruneau, composer in the year 1857.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1857 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice  

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 in the year 1857.  

Mar 22   Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company)  

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

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   Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne  

Apr 18   In the year 1857 clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial  

Apr 19   In the year 1857 lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher  

Apr 20   Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day) 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   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) was born in the year 1857.  

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 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   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   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   In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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