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Historical Events In 1859

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

Mar 01   In the year 1859 present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd)  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Mar 19   Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history a[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad)  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   Reginald De Koven, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   The opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France) in the year 1859.  

Apr 05   In the year 1859 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

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

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

Apr 07   Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale) in the year 1859.  

Apr 08   In the year 1859 edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)  

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

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

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

Apr 12   In the year 1859 john Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

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

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