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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 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   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  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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