Historical Events Happened In 1859
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Jan 05 1st steamboat sails, Red River on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1859 deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)
Jan 05 The first steamboat sails, Red River on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1859 samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)
Jan 08 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1859 carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader
Jan 11 In the year 1859 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)
Jan 13 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) in the year 1859.
Jan 19 In the year 1859 alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif)
Jan 20 On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73
Jan 21 Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer in the year 1859.
Jan 22 In the year 1859 brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover
Jan 24 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer in the year 1859.
Jan 24 Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler on this day in history.
Jan 27 Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)
Feb 01 In the year 1859 victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)
Feb 02 In the year 1859 havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)
Feb 04 The Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt in the year 1859.
Feb 05 In the year 1859 wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities.
Feb 06 On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
Feb 08 John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) in the year 1859.
Feb 10 In the year 1859 gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny
Feb 10 On this day in history general Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny
Feb 13 In the year 1859 frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
Feb 14 George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) in the year 1859.
Feb 14 Oregon admitted as 33rd state in the year 1859.
Feb 14 In the year 1859 oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union.
Feb 16 The French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch in the year 1859.
Feb 17 In the year 1859 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli
Feb 18 Sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof) in the year 1859.
Feb 19 Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used in the year 1859.
Feb 19 On this day in history dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used
Feb 19 On this day in history svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)