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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1859 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   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   Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer in the year 1859.  

Jan 24   Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history the Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt.  

Feb 05   On this day in history wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 18   On this day in history sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof)  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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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