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Historical Events In 1857

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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   Christian D Rauch, German sculptor, dies at 80 in the year 1857.  

Dec 03   Joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history the birth of Joseph Conrad, british novelist.  

Dec 07   In the year 1857 nicola van Westerhout, composer  

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

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

Dec 15   In the year 1857 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer  

Dec 16   On this day in history earthquake in Naples, Italy  

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

Dec 16   The birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1857.  

Dec 31   Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capitol of Canada in the year 1857.  

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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   In the year 1857 birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 14   On this day in history johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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