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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Friday, 29 April 2016

Jan 05   1st steamboat sails, Red River in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 05   The first steamboat sails, Red River in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

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

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   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) in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 02   Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex) in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 10   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 george Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)  

Feb 14   In the year 1859 oregon admitted as 33rd state  

Feb 14   Oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1859 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)  

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

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

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

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

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

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

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   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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