Historical Events In 1857
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Jan 02 In the year 1857 frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)
Jan 06 Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1857 patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania
Jan 08 Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC in the year 1857.
Jan 09 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA on this day in history.
Jan 09 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)
Jan 11 In the year 1857 fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)
Jan 15 In the year 1857 1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain
Jan 15 In the year 1857 the first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain
Jan 17 In the year 1857 eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)
Jan 18 On this day in history otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)
Jan 20 In the year 1857 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32
Jan 22 National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)
Jan 24 The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1857 dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72
Feb 02 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector in the year 1857.
Feb 07 In the year 1857 félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65
Feb 09 Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education in the year 1857.
Feb 12 Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96) on this day in history.
Feb 14 Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies
Feb 16 In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77
Feb 16 Gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC) on this day in history.
Feb 17 Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1857 insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo
Feb 18 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor on this day in history.
Feb 21 Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US in the year 1857.
Feb 21 On this day in history jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)
Feb 21 US issues flying eagle cents on this day in history.
Feb 22 Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1857 the birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement
Feb 24 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt in the year 1857.