Historical Events In 1859
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Jan 05 In the year 1859 1st steamboat sails, Red River
Jan 05 In the year 1859 deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)
Jan 05 In the year 1859 the first steamboat sails, Red River
Jan 06 Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) in the year 1859.
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 On this day in history [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 Alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif) in the year 1859.
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 Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover in the year 1859.
Jan 24 In the year 1859 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 In the year 1859 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 Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1859 havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)
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 in the year 1859.
Feb 06 In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
Feb 08 In the year 1859 john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
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 On this day in history george Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
Feb 14 In the year 1859 oregon admitted as 33rd state
Feb 14 In the year 1859 oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union.
Feb 16 In the year 1859 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 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.