What Happened on March 3, 1857

Historical Events

  • Second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Bruneau, French cellist, and composer, chiefly of opera (Le RĂªve; Messidor), born in Paris, France (d. 1934)
Born in 1857
1857 Highlights

About March 3, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces