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Historical Events In 1858

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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 in the year 1858.  

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

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

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

Apr 15   Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists in the year 1858.  

Apr 16   Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87 in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history may Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)  

Apr 20   On this day in history auguste Chapuis, composer  

Apr 22   Ethel Mary Smyth, composer in the year 1858.  

Apr 23   Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)  

May 01   In the year 1858 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

May 04   War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz on this day in history.  

May 04   War of the Reform (México); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz on this day in history.  

May 06   Georges Adolphe Hue, composer in the year 1858.  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1858 frederick Zech Jr, composer  

May 11   Carl Hauptmann, writer on this day in history.  

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

May 11   In the year 1858 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   In the year 1858 frank Lynes, composer  

May 19   On this day in history roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)  

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1858 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 in the year 1858.  

Jan 10   Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)  

Jan 19   Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries) was born in the year 1858.  

Famous Deaths In 1858

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history rachel, [Elisabeth Rachel-Félix], Fr singer/actress (Muse), dies at 36  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1858 willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91  

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 in the year 1858.  

Jan 27   Gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49 in the year 1858.  

Jan 30   Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778) died on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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