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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Sunday, 01 February 2015

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history the first steamboat sails, Red River  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1859 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   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1859 alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif)  

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   Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 08   John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) in the year 1859.  

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

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

Feb 14   Oregon admitted as 33rd state in the year 1859.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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.