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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Friday, 31 October 2014

Jan 05   On this day in history 1st steamboat sails, Red River  

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) in the year 1859.  

Jan 05   On this day in history the first steamboat sails, Red River  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 19   Alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 21   On this day in history antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

Jan 22   On this day in history brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover  

Jan 24   In the year 1859 alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer  

Jan 24   In the year 1859 political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) on this day in history.  

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   Wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 08   On this day in history john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)  

Feb 10   In the year 1859 gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny  

Feb 10   General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist on this day in history.  

Feb 14   George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) in the year 1859.  

Feb 14   On this day in history oregon admitted as 33rd state  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used  

Feb 19   Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903) in the year 1859.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61