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Historical Events In 1859

Tuesday, 27 October 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   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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif)  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1859 antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 27   Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   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   Gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 george Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)  

Feb 14   On this day in history oregon admitted as 33rd state  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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