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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

Jan 05   In the year 1859 deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1859 samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1859 [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   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   Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer in the year 1859.  

Jan 22   In the year 1859 brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover  

Jan 24   Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1859 havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 14   George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1859 oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union.  

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) in the year 1859.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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