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Historical Events In 1857

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Feb 24   First perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens  

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   Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927) in the year 1857.  

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

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   On this day in history adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42  

Mar 21   Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64 in the year 1857.  

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   On this day in history elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)  

Mar 23   Elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC) in the year 1857.  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1857 karl Pearson, London England, mathematician  

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

Apr 05   Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86) in the year 1857.  

Apr 10   Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker in the year 1857.  

Apr 12   Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial  

Apr 19   Lucien Levy-Bruhl, philosopher in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

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   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   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 in the year 1857.  

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   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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