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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

Mar 01   Present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 vera Cruz besieged by Miramón (Cons) in Mexican War of Reform  

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   1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila) in the year 1859.  

Mar 21   Scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history the first political party dedicated to the working class in Australia, the Political Labour League of Victoria, is founded in Melbourne.  

Mar 26   On this day in history 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   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   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   Opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris) in the year 1859.  

Apr 04   The opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Wilhelm Harteveld, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   US recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of the Reform on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

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   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   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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