Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 31 May 2020
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 In the year 1859 arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery
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 Kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows) on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history the birth of Kenneth Grahame, Scottish Author of 'The Wind In The Willows'
Mar 12 On this day in history josef Cyril Sychra, composer
Mar 13 On this day in history ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)
Mar 13 In the year 1859 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 In the year 1859 vera Cruz besieged by Miramón (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform
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 In the year 1859 1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila)
Mar 21 Scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh on this day in history.
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 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) on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history the birth of A.E Housman, English poet
Mar 27 George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1859.
Apr 05 Wilhelm Harteveld, composer in the year 1859.
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 Mxico's War of the Reform
Apr 07 On this day in history walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)
Apr 08 In the year 1859 edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)
Apr 11 In the year 1859 basil Harwood, composer
Apr 12 Hibernia Savings & Loan Society of SF incorporates on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1859 hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates
Apr 12 On this day in history john Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84