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Historical Events In 1858

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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 in the year 1858.  

Apr 15   In the year 1858 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   Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 20   In the year 1858 auguste Chapuis, composer  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1858 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   Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) in the year 1858.  

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

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

May 04   On this day in history war of the Reform (México); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz  

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

May 08   John Brown holds antislavery convention in the year 1858.  

May 08   John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) in the year 1858.  

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   Minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1858.  

May 22   On this day in history confederaci√≥n Granadina (now Colombia) forms  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1858 rachel, [Elisabeth Rachel-F√©lix], 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   On this day in history willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history death of anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798)  

Jan 27   In the year 1858 gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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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