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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Feb 25   In the year 1859 1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 01   Present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 12   Josef Cyril Sychra, composer in the year 1859.  

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

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   Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Mar 21   1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 26   1st sighting of Vulcan, a planet thought to orbit inside Mercury in the year 1859.  

Mar 26   A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad) on this day in history.  

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   1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer  

Apr 04   Opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)  

Apr 05   In the year 1859 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history uS recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of the Reform  

Apr 07   In the year 1859 walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)  

Apr 08   On this day in history edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)  

Apr 11   In the year 1859 basil Harwood, composer  

Apr 12   In the year 1859 hibernia Savings & Loan Society of SF incorporates  

Apr 12   In the year 1859 hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

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 in the year 1859.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

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

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