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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 15 August 2022

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   On this day in history the first steamboat sails, Red River  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1859 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

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

Jan 21   Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer in the year 1859.  

Jan 22   Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover on this day in history.  

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   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   Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) in the year 1859.  

Feb 02   Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny in the year 1859.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 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 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   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   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

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   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

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   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   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1859 death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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