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Historical Events In 1857

Monday, 21 October 2019

Nov 28   On this day in history alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85)  

Nov 30   Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness) in the year 1857.  

Dec 03   The birth of Joseph Conrad, british novelist in the year 1857.  

Dec 07   Nicola van Westerhout, composer in the year 1857.  

Dec 08   On this day in history 1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY"  

Dec 11   Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1857.  

Dec 15   On this day in history eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer  

Dec 16   Earthquake in Naples, Italy on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1857 edward Emerson Barnard, Tenn, astronomer (Jupiter's 5th satellite)  

Dec 16   In the year 1857 the birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer  

Dec 22   In the year 1857 george [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist  

Dec 29   Franz Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht," premieres in Weimar in the year 1857.  

Dec 31   Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capitol of Canada on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

Jan 02   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   FĂ©lix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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