November 1857 in history

November 1857 events chronologically

Nov 9 The Atlantic is founded in Boston, Massachusetts
Nov 16 Second relief of Lucknow – twenty-four Victoria Crosses are awarded, the most in a single day

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1857

Nov 3 Mikhail Alekseyev an Imperial Russian Army general during World War I and the Russian Civil War. Between 1915 and 1917 he served as Tsar Nicholas II's Chief of Staff of the Stavka, and after the February Revolution, was its commander-in-chief under the Russian Provisional Government from March to May of 1917. He later played a principal role in founding the Volunteer Army in the Russian Civil War and died in 1918 of heart failure while fighting the Bolsheviks in the Volga region
Nov 5 Ida Tarbell an American teacher, author and journalist. She was one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era. She wrote many notable magazine series and biographies. She is best known for her 1904 book The History of the Standard Oil Company, which was listed as 5 in a 1999 list by New York University of the top 100 works of 20th-century American journalism. She depicted John Rockefeller as crabbed, miserly, money-grabbing, and viciously effective at monopolizing the oil trade
Nov 17 Joseph Babinski a French neurologist of Polish descent. He is best known for his 1896 description of the Babinski sign, a pathological plantar reflex indicative of corticospinal tract damage
Nov 22 George Gissing an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World , New Grub Street , and The Odd Women
Nov 26 Ferdinand de Saussure a Swiss linguist and semiotician whose ideas laid a foundation for many significant developments both in linguistics and semiology in the 20th century. He is widely considered one of the fathers of 20th-century linguistics and one of two major fathers of semiotics/semiology
Nov 27 Charles Scott Sherrington an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, in 1932 for their work on the functions of neurons. Prior to the work of Sherrington and Adrian, it was widely accepted that reflexes occurred as isolated activity within a reflex arc. Sherrington received the prize for showing that reflexes require integrated activation and demonstrated reciprocal innervation of muscles
Nov 28 Alfonso XII of Spain King of Spain, reigning from 1874 to 1885, after a coup d'état restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic.

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1857

Nov 5 Edmund Davy a professor of Chemistry at the Royal Cork Institution from 1813 and professor of chemistry at the Royal Dublin Society from 1826. He discovered acetylene, as it was later named by Marcellin Berthelot. He was also an original member of the Chemical Society, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy
Nov 12 Manuel Oribe the 2nd Constitutional president of Uruguay.
Nov 12 Maximilian Spinola an Italian entomologist.
Nov 18 John Fleming (naturalist) a Scottish minister, naturalist, zoologist and geologist. He named and described a number of species of molluscs. He was born near Bathgate in Linlithgowshire and died in Edinburgh. During his life he tried to reconcile theology with science
Nov 23 Józef Dwernicki a General of Cavalry in the Polish Army, and a participant in the November Uprising.
Nov 24 Henry Havelock particularly associated with India and his recapture of Cawnpore from rebels during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Nov 26 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff a German poet and novelist of the later German romantic school.