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Historical Events In 1858

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Apr 10   On this day in history 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.  

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

Apr 13   John Quinn's Peninsula Hotel destroyed when storm cuts channel through peninsula, creating Toronto Island in the year 1858.  

Apr 15   In the year 1858 anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher  

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   In the year 1858 may Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)  

Apr 20   In the year 1858 auguste Chapuis, composer  

Apr 22   Ethel Mary Smyth, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)  

Apr 23   The birth of Max Planck, German physicist in the year 1858.  

Apr 30   Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) in the year 1858.  

May 01   In the year 1858 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

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

May 04   In the year 1858 war of the Reform (México); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz  

May 06   In the year 1858 georges Adolphe Hue, composer  

May 08   John Brown holds antislavery convention in the year 1858.  

May 08   John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) in the year 1858.  

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

May 11   Carl Hauptmann, writer in the year 1858.  

May 11   Minnesota admitted as 32nd US state on this day in history.  

May 11   Minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA) in the year 1858.  

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

May 16   On this day in history frank Lynes, composer  

May 19   Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam) on this day in history.  

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

May 22   In the year 1858 confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms  

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

May 24   In the year 1858 johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)  

May 28   In the year 1858 dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London  

May 28   Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play," premieres in London in the year 1858.  

May 30   Hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked in the year 1858.  

May 30   In the year 1858 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   On this day in history birth of gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)  

Jan 10   Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1858.  

Jan 11   Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947) was born in the year 1858.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1858 rachel, [Elisabeth Rachel-Félix], Fr singer/actress (Muse), dies at 36  

Jan 05   Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91 in the year 1858.  

Jan 07   Willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1858 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   On this day in history gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49  

Jan 30   In the year 1858 death of coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778)  

Feb 16   On this day in history georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86  

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