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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Thursday, 20 November 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   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   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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 24   Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 27   Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) in the year 1859.  

Feb 01   Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1859 frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist  

Feb 14   On this day in history george Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)  

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   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   In the year 1859 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli  

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   In the year 1859 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   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   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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