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Historical Events In 1858

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up in the year 1858.  

Apr 19   May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) in the year 1858.  

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)  

Apr 23   The birth of Max Planck, German physicist in the year 1858.  

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

May 01   Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1858 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   In the year 1858 georges Adolphe Hue, composer  

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

May 08   On this day in history john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)  

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

May 11   In the year 1858 carl Hauptmann, writer  

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

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

May 15   Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London in the year 1858.  

May 16   On this day in history frank Lynes, composer  

May 19   In the year 1858 roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)  

May 21   Jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician in the year 1858.  

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

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

May 24   Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 30   In the year 1858 hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1858.  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1858 birth of eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries)  

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   In the year 1858 johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1858 death of coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778)  

Feb 16   On this day in history georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86  

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