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Historical Events Happened In 1859

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 05   1st steamboat sails, Red River in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1859 the first steamboat sails, Red River  

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

Jan 19   Alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif) in the year 1859.  

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 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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

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

Feb 04   The Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1859 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   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   George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

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   On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.