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Historical Events In 1858

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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) 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   Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher in the year 1858.  

Apr 15   On this day in history 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   May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 30   Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) in the year 1858.  

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   In the year 1858 georges Adolphe Hue, composer  

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

May 08   In the year 1858 john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)  

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

May 11   Carl Hauptmann, writer in the year 1858.  

May 11   In the year 1858 minnesota admitted as 32nd US state  

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

May 15   On this day in history royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London  

May 16   In the year 1858 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 on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history confederación Granadina (now Colombia) forms  

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

May 28   In the year 1858 dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London  

May 28   In the year 1858 dion Boucicault's "Foul Play," premieres in London  

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 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   In the year 1858 birth of heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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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