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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 18 March 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   Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history josef Cyril Sychra, composer  

Mar 13   In the year 1859 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1859 george Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders)  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)  

Apr 05   On this day in history 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 M‚xico'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   On this day in history basil Harwood, composer  

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

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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