The highly influential Association for the Promotion of Social Science holds its second annual meeting in Liverpool, England
The Association for the Promotion of Social Science had been founded in July 1857 and had attracted a wide participation of people from all influential areas of British life. It had held its first national annual gathering in Birmingham in October 1857 and held its annual meeting for 1858 this week in the port city of Liverpool. (By John Osborne)
Charlton Thomas Lewis, Joseph H. Willsey, Harper's Book of Facts: A Classified History of the World; Embracing Science, Literature, and Art (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895), 265.