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Centenary of Schiller's birth celebrated in Europe and North America

Friedrich von Schiller, detail
11/10/1859
The one hundredth anniversary of the birth of German poet Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805) was marked with celebrations in German, the United States, and the United Kingdom.  In London, for example, a torchlight procession of around 15,000 people, most of them ex-patriot Germans was held at the Crystal Palace.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861), 405.

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