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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 19 May 2019

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   Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.  

Apr 25   In the year 1859 work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt  

Apr 27   "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 01   Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.  

May 02   Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy)  

May 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53  

May 06   On this day in history friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies  

May 06   In the year 1859 luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist  

May 10   Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies in the year 1859.  

May 13   On this day in history eugust Enna, composer  

May 15   On this day in history pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)  

May 15   The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist on this day in history.  

May 17   Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published in the year 1859.  

May 19   In the year 1859 nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)  

May 22   In the year 1859 arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice  

May 22   Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1859 alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)  

May 30   On this day in history pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist  

May 31   On this day in history phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later  

Jun 06   Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65  

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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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

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

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   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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