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Historical Events In 1858

Monday, 28 September 2020

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   In the year 1858 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   Johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87 in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1858 may Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)  

Apr 20   Auguste Chapuis, composer in the year 1858.  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1858 mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893)  

May 01   In the year 1858 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

May 04   In the year 1858 war of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 11   Carl Hauptmann, writer in the year 1858.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1858 birth of heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)  

Jan 11   Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947) was born in the year 1858.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1858 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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

Jan 27   Gerrit van der Linde Jz, Dutch "Principal", poet, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (b. 1778) died on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 in the year 1858.  

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