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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd)  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   Josef Cyril Sychra, composer in the year 1859.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1859 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   1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

Apr 05   Wilhelm Harteveld, composer in the year 1859.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1859 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   Basil Harwood, composer on this day in history.  

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  

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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   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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

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

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

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

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