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 Mxico'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.