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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   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   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 21   On this day in history antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

Jan 22   On this day in history brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover  

Jan 24   On this day in history alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 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   Gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1859 oregon admitted as 33rd state  

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

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   Sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof) in the year 1859.  

Feb 19   On this day in history dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used  

Feb 19   In the year 1859 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) in the year 1859.  

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

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   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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