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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Saturday, 28 May 2016

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

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

Jan 05   The first steamboat sails, Red River on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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) in the year 1859.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 22   Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

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

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

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1859 wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities.  

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

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 14   Oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

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   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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

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

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

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

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