Historical Events In 1857
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Nov 28 On this day in history alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85)
Nov 30 On this day in history robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)
Dec 03 On this day in history christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80
Dec 03 In the year 1857 joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness)
Dec 03 In the year 1857 the birth of Joseph Conrad, british novelist.
Dec 07 In the year 1857 nicola van Westerhout, composer
Dec 08 In the year 1857 1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY"
Dec 11 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer
Dec 22 George [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history franz Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht," premieres in Weimar
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 in the year 1857.