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Historical Events In 1859

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

Jan 05   On this day in history deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

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

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

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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on this day in history.  

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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities in the year 1859.  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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

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   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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