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Historical Events In 1858

Saturday, 21 September 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1858 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   On this day in history anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

May 04   War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz in the year 1858.  

May 04   War of the Reform (México); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz in the year 1858.  

May 06   In the year 1858 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   On this day in history frederick Zech Jr, composer  

May 11   In the year 1858 carl Hauptmann, writer  

May 11   On this day in history minnesota admitted as 32nd US state  

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

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

May 16   Frank Lynes, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 30   On this day in history hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked  

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 in the year 1858.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1858.  

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