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