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Historical Events In 1859

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Feb 25   1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 26   Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery in the year 1859.  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd) in the year 1859.  

Mar 08   Kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1859 the birth of Kenneth Grahame, Scottish Author of 'The Wind In The Willows'  

Mar 12   In the year 1859 josef Cyril Sychra, composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)  

Mar 13   John Brown 1800-1859 brings first black slaves to Canada from the US via the Underground Railway; he is later made famous in a song, John Brown's Body, about a raid he made on Harper's Ferry, Virginia on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Vera Cruz besieged by Miramón (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history vera Cruz besieged by Miramon (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform  

Mar 19   In the year 1859 opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris  

Mar 21   1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila) in the year 1859.  

Mar 21   In the year 1859 scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh  

Mar 22   The first political party dedicated to the working class in Australia, the Political Labour League of Victoria, is founded in Melbourne in the year 1859.  

Mar 26   1st sighting of Vulcan, a planet thought to orbit inside Mercury on this day in history.  

Mar 26   A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad) in the year 1859.  

Mar 26   On this day in history the birth of A.E Housman, English poet  

Mar 27   In the year 1859 george Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders)  

Mar 28   In the year 1859 1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra  

Apr 03   In the year 1859 reginald De Koven, composer  

Apr 04   In the year 1859 opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)  

Apr 04   The opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

Apr 06   US recognizes Liberal government in Mexico's War of Reform on this day in history.  

Apr 06   US recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of the Reform in the year 1859.  

Apr 07   Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale) on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Basil Harwood, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Hibernia Savings & Loan Society of SF incorporates on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates in the year 1859.  

Apr 12   John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 in the year 1859.  

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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   In the year 1859 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   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1859 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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