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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 26 January 2020

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

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins in the year 1859.  

Feb 28   On this day in history arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery  

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1859 kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows)  

Mar 08   The birth of Kenneth Grahame, Scottish Author of 'The Wind In The Willows' on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1859 josef Cyril Sychra, composer  

Mar 13   Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83) in the year 1859.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1859 vera Cruz besieged by Miramon (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform  

Mar 19   On this day in history opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris  

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   The first political party dedicated to the working class in Australia, the Political Labour League of Victoria, is founded in Melbourne on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 26   The birth of A.E Housman, English poet in the year 1859.  

Mar 27   George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders) in the year 1859.  

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

Apr 03   Reginald De Koven, composer in the year 1859.  

Apr 04   Opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris) in the year 1859.  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1859 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history uS recognizes Liberal government in Mexico's War of Reform  

Apr 06   US recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of the Reform on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology) in the year 1859.  

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

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

Apr 12   On this day in history hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates  

Apr 12   John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

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   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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