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1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ... // Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... The year 1857 in archaeology included many events, some of which are listed below. ... See also: 1856 in architecture, other events of 1857, 1858 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... Jean François Millet paints The Gleaners Category: Art stubs ... See also: 1856 in literature, other events of 1857, 1858 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1856 in music, other events of 1857, 1858 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Georges Bizet wins the Prix de Rome. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1857. ... See also: Other events of 1857 List of years in science . ... 1856 colonial governors - Events of 1857 - 1858 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1857 List of religious leaders in 1857 List of international organization leaders in 1857 Portugal Angola - José Rodrigues Coelho do Amaral, Governor-General of Angola (1854-1860) Categories: 1857 | Lists... 1856 state leaders - Events of 1857 - 1858 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1857 List of international organization leaders in 1857 List of colonial governors in 1857 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Mutesa I, King of Buganda... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D). ...


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January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a sudden and sometimes catastrophic movement of a part of the Earths surface. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gallaudet University was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard-of-hearing. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... The word deaf, can have very different meanings based on the background of the person speaking or the context in which the word is used. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was an American politician and the 14th President of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. ... James Buchanan (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th president of the United States (1857–1861). ... { -style=float:right; |- | |- | |} March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the United States of America. ... Holding Blacks, whether slaves or free, could not become United States citizens and the plaintiff therefore lacked the capacity to file a lawsuit. ... The American Civil War (1861–1865) was fought in North America within the United States of America, between twenty-four mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of eleven southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right of secession from the... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Elisha Graves Otis (August 3, 1811-April 8, 1861) invented a safety device in 1852 that made elevators much safer by preventing them from falling if the hoisting cable failed. ... A modern elevator has buttons to allow passengers to select the desired floor. ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1857–1858 was a period of armed uprising as well as rebellions in mostly northern and central India against British occupation of the subcontinent. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla (Bengali), is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majestys Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1857–1858 was a period of armed uprising as well as rebellions in mostly northern and central India against British occupation of the subcontinent. ... This article deals with the metropolis of Delhi. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Princess Sofia of Nassau, (Sophie in Sweden) (July 9, 1836 - December 30, 1913), was the daughter of George William Augustus Henry, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg and his wife Pauline Friederica Marie Princess of Württemberg. ... Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik) (January 21, 1829 – December 8, 1907) was King of Sweden and Norway from 1872 until his death. ... The Kingdom of Sweden-Norway is a term sometimes, but erroneously, used to refer to the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway between 1814 and 1905, when they were united under one monarch in a personal union, following the Convention of Moss, on August 14, and the Norwegian constitutional revision of... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1857–1858 was a period of armed uprising as well as rebellions in mostly northern and central India against British occupation of the subcontinent. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... Established in January 24, 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) is the first modern university in the Indian sub_continent. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... The Mountain Meadows massacre occurred on Friday, September 11, 1857 in Mountain Meadows, Utah, several miles south of Enterprise in Washington County along the Spanish Trail to Santa Fe. ... Utah is one of the Four Corners states, and is bordered by: Idaho (at 42°N) and Wyoming (at 41°N and 111°W) in the north, by Colorado (at 109°W) in the east, at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast (at the Four Corners Monument... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Sheffield F.C. was one of the worlds first football clubs and is the oldest still-existing club to now play football, having been founded in 1857. ... Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) The Current Laws of the Game (LOTG) The Rec. ... Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in the north of England. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... This is a list of presidents of Mexico. ... Ignacio Comonfort (1812 – 1863 ) was a Mexican politician and military officer. ... Felix Zuloaga (1814 - 1876) was a Mexican political figure and soldier. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a sudden and sometimes catastrophic movement of a part of the Earths surface. ... The Richter magnitude test scale (or more correctly local magnitude ML scale) assigns a single number to quantify the size of an earthquake. ... Naples (Italian Napoli, Neapolitan Napule, from Greek Νέα Πόλις - Néa Pólis - meaning New City; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the largest city in southern Italy and capital of Campania Region and the Province of Naples. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877 until her death. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse, which can be contrasted with an annulment which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody... Costumes of Slaves or Serfs, from the Sixth to the Twelfth Centuries, collected by H. de Vielcastel, from original Documents in the great Libraries of Europe. ... The term Mormon is a colloquial name, most-often used to refer to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ... Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign just to the south of the Las Vegas Strip welcoming visitors to the city Nickname: The Entertainment Capital of the World Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... ... Prehistory Hunter-Gatherer peoples are thought to have inhabited Mexico more than 20,000 years ago. ... This article or section should include material from La Tene The La Tène culture is a late Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tene on the north side of Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland, where a rich trove of artifacts were discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. ... Philip Henry Gosse (April 6, 1810 – August 23, 1888) was an English naturalist and science popularizer, now best known for his attempt to reconcile biblical literalism with uniformitarianism but also known for his invention of the sea-water aquarium and marine biology studies. ... This article is about the Abrahamic belief; creationism can also refer to origin beliefs in general or, centuries earlier, to an alternative to traducianism. ... This article or section should be merged with Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) is the worlds most populous conurbation, and is the sixth most populous agglomeration in the world. ... The Mughal Empire, (Persian: مغل بادشاہ) was an empire that at its greatest territorial extent ruled parts of Afghanistan, Balochistan and most of the Indian Subcontinent between 1526 and 1857. ... The British Empire was the worlds first global power and the largest empire in history. ... The defensive wall of Braşov, Romania. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Croatian and Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine states (Land Wien). ... The Ringstraße at night The Ringstraße is a circular road surrounding the Innere Stadt district of Vienna, Austria and is one of its main sights. ... Danish (dansk) belongs to the North Germanic languages (also called Scandinavian languages), a sub-group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages. ... Blekinge is the name of a geographical region in Sweden which can refer to: Blechingia, or Blekinge - a historical Province of Sweden Blekinge County, or Blekinge län - a current County of Sweden This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Halland is the name of a geographical region in Sweden which can refer to: Hallandia, or Halland - a historical Province of Sweden Halland County, or Hallands län - a current County of Sweden This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same...   SkÃ¥ne? (also known as Scania) is the southernmost historical province (landskap) of Sweden. ... William Daniel (1826-1897) was a politician who graduated from Dickinson College, studied law, and began practicing it in Maryland in 1851. ... Local option is the freedom in the United states whereby local political jurisdictions, typically counties or municipalities, can decide by popular vote certain controversial issues within their borders. ... Prohibition agents destroying barrels of alcohol. ... Sheffield F.C. was one of the worlds first football clubs and is the oldest still-existing club to now play football, having been founded in 1857. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ...

Births

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Émile Cohl (January 4, 1857 - January 20, 1938), born Émile Eugène Jean Louis Courtet, was a French caricaturist of the largely-forgotten Incoherent movement, cartoonist, and animator, called The Father of the Animated Cartoon and The Oldest Parisian. The Courtet family has been traced back to the 10th century... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Peel (often known as Bobby Peel) was a Yorkshire and England cricket player: a left-arm spinner who ranks as one of the finest bowlers of the 1890s. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (February 22, 1857 - January 8, 1941) was a soldier, writer and founder of the world scouting movement. ... Scouting is a worldwide youth organization. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Heinrich Hertz Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 - January 1, 1894), was the German physicist for whom the hertz, the SI unit of frequency, is named. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... Julius Wagner-Jauregg Julius Wagner-Jauregg was born on March 7th, 1857, in Wels, Austria. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Ruggiero Leoncavallo (March 8, 1857 - August 9, 1919) was an Italian opera composer. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... Leon Charles Thevenin (March 30, 1857- September 21, 1926) was born in Meaux, France. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Alexander Joseph of Battenburg (April 5, 1857 _ November 17, 1893), the first prince of modern Bulgaria, reigned from April 29, 1879 to September 7, 1886). ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... William Alexander MacCorkle (May 7, 1857–September 24, 1930), was a United States, lawyer, prosecutor, governor state legislator, and financier. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Ronald Ross Sir Ronald Ross (May 13, 1857 – September 16, 1932) was an English physician. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on Friday. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming (May 15, 1857 – May 21, 1911), astronomer, was born in Dundee, Scotland, to Robert Stevens and Mary Walker Stevens. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... John Jacob Abel (1857 - 1938) was a significant U.S. biochemist and pharmacologist. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... Pope Pius XI (Latin: ), born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti (May 31, 1857 – February 10, 1939), reigned as Pope from February 6, 1922 and sovereign of Vatican City from 1929 until his death on February 10, 1939. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Sir Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 â€“ 23 February 1934) was an English composer, born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, Worcestershire, to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer, and his wife Ann. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Karl Gjellerup (June 2, 1857 - October 13, 1919) was a Danish poet and novelist who together with his compatriot Henrik Pontoppidan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1917. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Carl Friedrich Michael Meinhof (July 23, 1857_February 11, 1944) was a German linguist. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Henrik Pontoppidan (July 24, 1857 – August 21, 1943) was a realist writer who shared with Karl Gjellerup the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917 for his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... Norwegian-American economist and sociologist Thorstein Veblen Thorstein Bunde Veblen (July 30, 1857 – August 3, 1929) was a Norwegian-American economist and sociologist. ... -1... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (Konstanty CioÅ‚kowski), (Константин Эдуардович Циолковский; September 5, 1857 new style – September 19, 1935) was a Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics who spent most of his life in a log-house at the outskirts of the Russian town of Kaluga. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Michał Drzymała (13 September 1857 in Zdroje near Grodzisk Wielkopolski-25 April 1937 in Grabówka) was a Polish peasant, living in the Greater Poland region (or the Grand Duchy of Poznań) under the Prussian rule. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945) founded the Hershey Chocolate Company. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was an American politician, the 27th President of the United States, and the 10th Chief Justice of the United States. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... George Marchant (17 November 1857 - 5 September 1941) was an Australian soft-drink manufacturer and philanthropist. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Saussure Ferdinand de Saussure (November 26, 1857 - February 22, 1913) was a Swiss linguist. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... Sherrington is considered one of the fathers of neuroscience. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfonso XII of Spain (November 28, 1857–November 25, 1885), was king of Spain, reigning from 1875 to 1885, after a coup détat restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Robert (Bobby) Abel (born November 30, 1857, Rotherhithe, Surrey, England; died December 10, 1936, Stockwell, London, England) was a Surrey and England opening batsman who was one of the most prolific run-getters in the early years of the County Championship. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad (December 3, 1857 – August 3, 1924) was a Polish novelist, who wrote in English. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Joseph Tabrar (1857 - 1931), son of George Tabrar. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Lucy Angeline Bacon (1857 – 1932) was a Californian artist who studied in Paris under the famous Impressionist, Camille Pissarro (who was friends with Paul Cézanne), and was the only known California artist to have studied under any of the Great French Impressionists. ... See also Impressionist (entertainment): A girl with a watering can by Renoir, 1876 Impressionism was a 19th century art movement, which began as a private association of Paris-based artists who exhibited publicly in 1874. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on Friday. ...

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1857 (6219 words)
Michał Drzymała (13 September 1857 in Zdroje near Grodzisk Wielkopolski-25 April 1937 in Grabówka) was a Polish peasant, living in the Greater Poland region (or the Grand Duchy of Poznań) under the Prussian rule.
As already noted, 1857 Revolt consisted both of rebellion by the sepoys or soldiers and reaction from sections of the general Indian population.
Writing in 1857 itself, he commented that the British in creating a native army had simultaneously organized the "first general centre of resistance which the Indian people was ever possessed of." He also noted that Muslims and Hindus had combined against their common masters by renouncing their mutual antipathies.
South Asian History: Indian Wars of Independence - Revolutionary Upheaval of 1857 (2028 words)
And in its broad sweep it was the greatest armed challenge to colonial rule during the entire course of the nineteenth century.
The 1857 revolt which had forged an unshakable unity amongst Hindus and Muslims alike, was an important milestone in our freedom struggle - providing hope and inspiration for future generations of freedom lovers.
If Hindus and Muslims could rejoin and collaborate in the spirit of 1857, the sub-continent may yet be able to unshackle itself from its colonial past.
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