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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

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

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   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)  

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

Feb 02   Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli  

Feb 18   In the year 1859 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   Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 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   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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

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

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