On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1857

Historical Events

Historic Event

Elisha Otis installs his 1st elevator at 488 Broadway in New York City

Inventor and Elevator Industrialist Elisha Otis
Inventor and Elevator Industrialist
Elisha Otis

Famous Birthdays

  • Fannie Farmer, American culinary pioneer who revolutionised modern cooking through the introduction of precise measurements (Boston Cooking-School Cook Book), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1915)
1857 Highlights

About March 23, 1857

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries