Historical Events In 1858
Wednesday, 07 June 2023
Apr 10 In the year 1858 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 1st US billiards championship (Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1858.
Apr 15 In the year 1858 battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists
Apr 16 In the year 1858 johann Baptist Cramer, Ger/Brit pianist/composer/publisher, dies at 87
Apr 16 The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up on this day in history.
Apr 19 May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) on this day in history.
Apr 20 Auguste Chapuis, composer on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history ethel Mary Smyth, composer
Apr 23 Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) on this day in history.
Apr 23 The birth of Max Planck, German physicist in the year 1858.
Apr 30 Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1858 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 In the year 1858 john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)
May 10 Frederick Zech Jr, composer in the year 1858.
May 11 Carl Hauptmann, writer in the year 1858.
May 11 Minnesota admitted as 32nd US state on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1858 minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union (USA)
May 15 Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London in the year 1858.
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 On this day in history jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician
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 In the year 1858 johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
May 28 Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London on this day in history.
May 28 Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play," premieres in London in the year 1858.
May 30 In the year 1858 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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