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Historical Events In 1858

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Apr 10   In the year 1858 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) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher  

Apr 15   Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1858 johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1858 may Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)  

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history ethel Mary Smyth, composer  

Apr 23   In the year 1858 max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)  

Apr 23   On this day in history the birth of Max Planck, German physicist  

Apr 30   In the year 1858 mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)  

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   On this day in history georges Adolphe Hue, composer  

May 08   On this day in history john Brown holds antislavery convention  

May 08   In the year 1858 john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)  

May 10   Frederick Zech Jr, composer in the year 1858.  

May 11   On this day in history carl Hauptmann, writer  

May 11   In the year 1858 minnesota admitted as 32nd US state  

May 11   On this day in history minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA)  

May 15   In the year 1858 royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London  

May 16   Frank Lynes, composer in the year 1858.  

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

May 21   In the year 1858 jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician  

May 22   Confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms in the year 1858.  

May 22   Confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 30   Hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked on this day in history.  

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   Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)  

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

Jan 13   Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1858 birth of giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter  

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

Jan 19   Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1858 willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91  

Jan 08   Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1858 death of anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798)  

Jan 27   On this day in history gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778)  

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

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