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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Nov 28   Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Conrad, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness)  

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

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

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   Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer in the year 1857.  

Dec 16   Earthquake in Naples, Italy in the year 1857.  

Dec 16   Edward Emerson Barnard, Tenn, astronomer (Jupiter's 5th satellite) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history the birth of Edward Emerson Barnard, US astronomer  

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

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.  

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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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1857.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1857 fĂ©lix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

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

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died on this day in history.  

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

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