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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Feb 22   Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1857 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt  

Feb 24   On this day in history first perforated US postage stamps delivered to the government  

Feb 24   Los Angeles Vineyard Society organized in the year 1857.  

Feb 26   On this day in history emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)  

Feb 26   In the year 1857 ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

Feb 28   In the year 1857 gustave Adolph Kerker, composer  

Mar 03   In the year 1857 alfred Bruneau, composer  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history 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) in the year 1857.  

Apr 10   Henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   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   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 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   On this day in history 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   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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