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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) on this day in history.  

Jan 05   The first steamboat sails, Red River in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history [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   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

Jan 21   In the year 1859 antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

Jan 22   In the year 1859 brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover  

Jan 24   In the year 1859 alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) in the year 1859.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1859.  

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   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   George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Oregon admitted as 33rd state on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used  

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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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