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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Feb 25   1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 12   Josef Cyril Sychra, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1859 ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris  

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   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   In the year 1859 a[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad)  

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   On this day in history 1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra  

Apr 03   In the year 1859 reginald De Koven, composer  

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

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

Apr 05   In the year 1859 wilhelm Harteveld, composer  

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

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   Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology) in the year 1859.  

Apr 11   On this day in history basil Harwood, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1859 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   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 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   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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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

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

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