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Historical Events In 1857

Friday, 10 July 2020

Feb 22   In the year 1857 heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

Feb 22   In the year 1857 the birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement  

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

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   Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1857 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   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 in the year 1857.  

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   Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927) on this day in history.  

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   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice in the year 1857.  

Mar 17   Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1857 elisha Otis' first elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)  

Mar 23   In the year 1857 fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company)  

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   In the year 1857 alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, ruler of Bulgaria (1879-86)  

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

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   In the year 1857 n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne  

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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   In the year 1857 birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

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   On this day in history 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   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 in the year 1857.  

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