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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

Jan 05   On this day in history deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)  

Feb 02   On this day in history havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)  

Feb 04   On this day in history the Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt.  

Feb 05   Wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   Gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history general Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny  

Feb 13   On this day in history frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist  

Feb 14   George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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.  

Feb 17   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof)  

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   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   Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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