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.