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)