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Historical Events In 1857

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer in the year 1857.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1857 arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Along the Meuse)  

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) in the year 1857.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne  

Apr 18   Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial in the year 1857.  

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   In the year 1857 birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 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 in the year 1857.  

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   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   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 in the year 1857.  

Feb 15   In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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