What Happened on June 2, 1857

Historical Events

  • James Gibbs of Virginia, patents the chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine

Famous Birthdays

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire

  • Karl Adolph Gjellerup, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917), born in Roholte, Denmark (d. 1919)
Born in 1857
1857 Highlights

About June 2, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini