Historical Events In 1857
Sunday, 20 October 2019
Feb 24 First perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government in the year 1857.
Feb 24 In the year 1857 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 In the year 1857 gustave Adolph Kerker, composer
Mar 03 Alfred Bruneau, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1857.
Mar 06 Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens on this day in history.
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 On this day in history baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs
Mar 07 Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927) in the year 1857.
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 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
Mar 21 In the year 1857 abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64
Mar 21 On this day in history earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die
Mar 22 Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse) on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Mar 25 Frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse in the year 1857.
Mar 25 In the year 1857 frederick Laggenheim takes first photo of a solar eclipse
Mar 27 Karl Pearson, London England, mathematician on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man.
Apr 05 Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86) on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1857 henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker
Apr 12 In the year 1857 gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published
Apr 14 In the year 1857 edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver)
Apr 15 In the year 1857 n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne
Apr 18 In the year 1857 clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial
Apr 19 Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1857 charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)