Historical Events In 1857
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Jun 26 On this day in history 62 receive Victoria Cross
Jun 26 Off Cap Rouge Quebec, the Steamer Montreal catches fire and sinks in 15 minutes in the St. Lawrence; left Quebec City at 5 pm a day earlier; 253 lives lost, mostly Scottish immigrants on their way to the west in the year 1857.
Jun 27 On this day in history h Goldschmidt discovers asteroid #45 Eugenia
Jun 28 In the year 1857 joseph Fischhof, composer, dies at 53
Jun 29 On this day in history battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)
Jul 01 Roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants) on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history francesco Spetrino, composer
Jul 05 In the year 1857 clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist
Jul 08 On this day in history rudolf Dellinger, composer
Jul 09 Frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18) on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1857 alfred Binet, French child psychologist
Jul 14 Maytag, inventor (washing machine) on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1857 carl Czerny, Austrian pianist/composer, dies at 66
Jul 16 Pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies on this day in history.
Jul 16 Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore in the year 1857.
Jul 18 Louis Faidherbe, French governor of Senegal, arrives to relieve French forces at Kayes, effectively ending El Hajj Umar Tall's war against the French in the year 1857.
Jul 21 A S C Wallis, [Adele SC von Antal-Opzoomer], Dutch writer in the year 1857.
Jul 23 On this day in history french [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years)
Jul 24 Henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917) in the year 1857.
Jul 25 Joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, orientalist/museum curator
Jul 29 In the year 1857 charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54
Jul 30 Thorstein Veblen, US, economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899) on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history charles Turner, engraver, dies
Aug 08 In the year 1857 cecile Chaminade, composer
Aug 10 John Wilson Croker, politician in the year 1857.
Aug 12 William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history first book published by an Australian female author Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson.
Aug 21 On this day in history first book published by an Australian female author: Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson.
Aug 21 In one of Australia's worst maritime disasters, 121 people drown when the Dunbar sinks off Sydney Heads; on this day in history.
Aug 24 The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1857 thirty-one people die when ship Lady Bird collides with another vessel off the State of Victoria in Australia
Sep 03 M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist/explorer, dies at 77 in the year 1857.
Sep 10 James E Keeler, US, astronomer (rings of Saturn) on this day in history.