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Historical Events In 1857

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

Feb 28   In the year 1857 gustave Adolph Kerker, composer  

Mar 03   On this day in history alfred Bruneau, composer  

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   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 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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1857.  

Mar 21   Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)  

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) in the year 1857.  

Mar 23   In the year 1857 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   Karl Pearson, London England, mathematician in the year 1857.  

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   In the year 1857 henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker  

Apr 12   On this day in history gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" published  

Apr 14   Edgar Stillman Kelley, Sparta Wisconsin, composer (Gulliver) in the year 1857.  

Apr 15   N R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne in the year 1857.  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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