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Historical Events In 1857

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 26   62 receive Victoria Cross in the year 1857.  

Jun 26   In the year 1857 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.  

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

Jun 28   Joseph Fischhof, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1857 battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)  

Jul 01   On this day in history roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants)  

Jul 02   Francesco Spetrino, composer in the year 1857.  

Jul 05   Clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist in the year 1857.  

Jul 08   On this day in history rudolf Dellinger, composer  

Jul 09   In the year 1857 frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)  

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

Jul 14   On this day in history maytag, inventor (washing machine)  

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

Jul 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history a S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer  

Jul 23   In the year 1857 french [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years)  

Jul 24   On this day in history henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917)  

Jul 25   In the year 1857 joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer, dies at 54  

Jul 27   On this day in history ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator  

Jul 29   Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Thorstein Veblen, US, economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899) in the year 1857.  

Aug 01   In the year 1857 charles Turner, engraver, dies  

Aug 08   In the year 1857 cecile Chaminade, composer  

Aug 10   In the year 1857 john Wilson Croker, politician  

Aug 12   William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies in the year 1857.  

Aug 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1857.  

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

Sep 10   James E Keeler, US, astronomer (rings of Saturn) 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   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 07   FĂ©lix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1857 death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 in the year 1857.  

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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