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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jun 26   On this day in history 62 receive Victoria Cross  

Jun 26   Off Cap Rouge Quebec, the Steamer Montreal catches fire and sinks in 15 minutes in the St. Lawrence; left Quebec City at 5 pm a day earlier; 253 lives lost, mostly Scottish immigrants on their way to the west on this day in history.  

Jun 27   H Goldschmidt discovers asteroid #45 Eugenia on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Joseph Fischhof, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1857.  

Jun 29   Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants) in the year 1857.  

Jul 02   On this day in history francesco Spetrino, composer  

Jul 05   In the year 1857 clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist  

Jul 08   In the year 1857 rudolf Dellinger, composer  

Jul 09   On this day in history frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)  

Jul 11   On this day in history alfred Binet, French child psychologist  

Jul 14   In the year 1857 maytag, inventor (washing machine)  

Jul 15   Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist/composer, dies at 66 in the year 1857.  

Jul 16   In the year 1857 pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies  

Jul 16   Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1857 louis Faidherbe, French governor of Senegal, arrives to relieve French forces at Kayes, effectively ending El Hajj Umar Tall's war against the French.  

Jul 21   In the year 1857 a S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer  

Jul 23   French [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917) in the year 1857.  

Jul 25   On this day in history joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer, dies at 54  

Jul 27   Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator in the year 1857.  

Jul 29   On this day in history charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54  

Jul 30   Thorstein Veblen, US, economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899) on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Charles Turner, engraver, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer  

Aug 10   John Wilson Croker, politician in the year 1857.  

Aug 12   In the year 1857 william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies  

Aug 21   In the year 1857 first book published by an Australian female author Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson.  

Aug 21   In the year 1857 first book published by an Australian female author: Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson.  

Aug 21   In one of Australia's worst maritime disasters, 121 people drown when the Dunbar sinks off Sydney Heads; on this day in history.  

Aug 24   The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Thirty-one people die when ship Lady Bird collides with another vessel off the State of Victoria in Australia on this day in history.  

Sep 03   M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist/explorer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history james E Keeler, US, astronomer (rings of Saturn)  

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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   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1857 birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

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   In the year 1857 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 fĂ©lix 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 in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

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