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Historical Events For 1859

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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

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   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif)  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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Jan 21   In the year 1859 antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

Jan 22   In the year 1859 brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover  

Jan 24   On this day in history alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1859 wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)  

Feb 01   In the year 1859 victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)  

Feb 02   Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   The Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt in the year 1859.  

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

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

Feb 08   In the year 1859 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli in the year 1859.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

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

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

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   Zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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