Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Apr 18 Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) in the year 1859.
Apr 18 On this day in history montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup
Apr 25 On this day in history ground broken for Suez Canal
Apr 25 On this day in history work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt
Apr 27 "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
Apr 30 Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical All the Year Round, continues in weekly installments until Nov 26 in the year 1859.
Apr 30 Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires in the year 1859.
Apr 30 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67 in the year 1859.
May 01 On this day in history bohuslav Jeremias, composer
May 02 In the year 1859 eugene D'Harcourt, composer
May 03 Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy) in the year 1859.
May 04 In the year 1859 the Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.
May 04 The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated in the year 1859.
May 05 On this day in history peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53
May 06 Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies in the year 1859.
May 06 On this day in history luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
May 10 In the year 1859 johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies
May 13 Eugust Enna, composer in the year 1859.
May 15 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.
May 15 The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist in the year 1859.
May 17 Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published in the year 1859.
May 19 On this day in history nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)
May 22 Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
May 26 In the year 1859 alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)
May 30 In the year 1859 pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist
May 31 Phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later in the year 1859.
Jun 06 In the year 1859 australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
Jun 10 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song) in the year 1859.
Jun 11 Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada on this day in history.
Jun 12 Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered in the year 1859.
Jun 15 On this day in history pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between U.S. and British/Canadian settlers.
Jun 18 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1859.