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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 18 August 2019

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

Feb 24   Los Angeles Vineyard Society organized on this day in history.  

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   Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer in the year 1857.  

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

Mar 06   Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1857 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   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die  

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) in the year 1857.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1857 herman Melville publishes The Confidence-Man.  

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   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   Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial on this day in history.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)  

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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   In the year 1857 birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

Jan 11   In the year 1857 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   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1857 dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   In the year 1857 death of dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)  

Feb 10   In the year 1857 death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

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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