On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1857

Historical Events

  • Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville delivers his design for a phonautograph, which created visual images of sound, to the French Academy

Famous Birthdays

  • Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama, born in Tibet (d. 1875)
1857 Highlights

About January 26, 1857

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius