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Historical Events In 1858

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Apr 10   The original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonne bell for the Tower of London is cast in Stockton-on-Tees by Warner's of Cripplegate. This however cracked during testing and was recasted into the 13.76 tonne bell by Whitechapel Bell Foundry and is still in use to date on this day in history.  

Apr 12   1st US billiards championship (Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit) in the year 1858.  

Apr 13   On this day in history john Quinn's Peninsula Hotel destroyed when storm cuts channel through peninsula, creating Toronto Island.  

Apr 15   Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists  

Apr 16   Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up on this day in history.  

Apr 19   May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) in the year 1858.  

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer in the year 1858.  

Apr 22   In the year 1858 ethel Mary Smyth, composer  

Apr 23   Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   The birth of Max Planck, German physicist on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) on this day in history.  

May 01   Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on this day in history.  

May 04   War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz in the year 1858.  

May 04   On this day in history war of the Reform (México); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz  

May 06   Georges Adolphe Hue, composer on this day in history.  

May 08   John Brown holds antislavery convention on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)  

May 10   On this day in history frederick Zech Jr, composer  

May 11   In the year 1858 carl Hauptmann, writer  

May 11   Minnesota admitted as 32nd US state in the year 1858.  

May 11   In the year 1858 minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA)  

May 15   Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1858 frank Lynes, composer  

May 19   In the year 1858 roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)  

May 21   Jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms  

May 22   On this day in history confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms  

May 24   On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)  

May 28   On this day in history dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London  

May 28   Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play," premieres in London on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1858 hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked  

May 30   On this day in history hudson's Bay Co rights to Vancouver Island revoked  

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Famous Birthdays In 1858

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror) was born in the year 1858.  

Jan 07   In the year 1858 birth of eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)  

Jan 10   In the year 1858 birth of heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)  

Jan 13   In the year 1858 birth of oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)  

Jan 15   Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter was born in the year 1858.  

Jan 17   In the year 1858 birth of tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)  

Jan 19   In the year 1858 birth of eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries)  

Famous Deaths In 1858

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Rachel, [Elisabeth Rachel-Félix], Fr singer/actress (Muse), dies at 36 in the year 1858.  

Jan 05   On this day in history johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91  

Jan 07   On this day in history willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91  

Jan 08   On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

Jan 09   Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1858 gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49  

Jan 30   Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778) died in the year 1858.  

Feb 16   Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 in the year 1858.  

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