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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

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

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   On this day in history carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

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   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   Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

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