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Historical Events In 1858

Saturday, 20 July 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) in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 15   Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87  

Apr 16   In the year 1858 the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up.  

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

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Georges Adolphe Hue, composer in the year 1858.  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1858 frederick Zech Jr, composer  

May 11   In the year 1858 carl Hauptmann, writer  

May 11   Minnesota admitted as 32nd US state in the year 1858.  

May 11   In the year 1858 minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1858 birth of gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror)  

Jan 07   In the year 1858 birth of eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922)  

Jan 10   Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)  

Jan 13   Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) was born in the year 1858.  

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 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   In the year 1858 willem Broes, vicar/theologist (Textenrol), dies at 91  

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

Jan 09   Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

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

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