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Historical Events In 1858

Friday, 10 April 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   1st US billiards championship (Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1858 ethel Mary Smyth, composer  

Apr 23   Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history war of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz  

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 in the year 1858.  

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

May 10   Frederick Zech Jr, composer on this day in history.  

May 11   Carl Hauptmann, writer in the year 1858.  

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

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   Frank Lynes, composer in the year 1858.  

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

May 21   Jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 30   Hudson Bay Company's rights to Vancouver Island revoked on this day in history.  

May 30   Hudson's Bay Co rights to Vancouver Island revoked in the year 1858.  

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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 in the year 1858.  

Jan 10   Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1858.  

Jan 11   In the year 1858 birth of harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)  

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

Jan 15   Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1858.  

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

Jan 07   Willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 in the year 1858.  

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   In the year 1858 death of coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778)  

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

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