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Historical Events In 1859

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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   Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

Mar 08   Kenneth Grahame, author (Wind, Willows) in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   1st sighting of Vulcan, a planet thought to orbit inside Mercury in the year 1859.  

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   George Giffen, cricketer (one of Australia's greatest all-rounders) in the year 1859.  

Mar 28   In the year 1859 1st performance of John Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra  

Apr 03   On this day in history reginald De Koven, composer  

Apr 04   On this day in history opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)  

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

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   On this day in history uS recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of the Reform  

Apr 07   Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale) on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1859 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   Hibernia Savings and Loan Society of SF incorporates in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

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

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

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

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

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