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Historical Events In 1858

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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   On this day in history 1st US billiards championship (Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit)  

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

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

Apr 15   In the year 1858 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 in the year 1858.  

Apr 19   In the year 1858 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) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1858.  

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   John Brown holds antislavery convention on this day in history.  

May 08   John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1858 frederick Zech Jr, composer  

May 11   In the year 1858 carl Hauptmann, writer  

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

May 11   On this day in history 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   Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam) on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician  

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

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

May 24   Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) in the year 1858.  

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

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

Jan 17   Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra) was born in the year 1858.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91 in the year 1858.  

Jan 08   In the year 1858 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1858 georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86  

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