On This Day

Historical Events in September 1858

  • Sep 1 1st transatlantic cable fails after less than 1 month

Historic Event

Sep 8 Abraham Lincoln supposedly says in a speech "You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all the time"

  • Sep 10 John Holden hits 1st recorded HR (Brooklyn vs NY)
  • Sep 10 George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora
  • Sep 13 Hamburg-US ship Austria catches fire & sinks, 471 die
  • Sep 16 1st overland mail for California
  • Sep 28 Donati's comet becomes 1st to be photographed