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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Nov 30   In the year 1857 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   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   Nicola van Westerhout, composer in the year 1857.  

Dec 08   1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY" in the year 1857.  

Dec 11   Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1857 birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

Jan 06   In the year 1857 birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

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 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   On this day in history dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1857 death of dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1857 johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

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