Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Apr 18 Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) in the year 1859.
Apr 18 In the year 1859 montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup
Apr 25 On this day in history ground broken for Suez Canal
Apr 25 Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt in the year 1859.
Apr 27 "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard in the year 1859.
Apr 27 "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard in the year 1859.
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 in the year 1859.
Apr 30 In the year 1859 sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
May 01 Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.
May 02 In the year 1859 eugene D'Harcourt, composer
May 03 In the year 1859 andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy)
May 04 The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England in the year 1859.
May 04 On this day in history the Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated.
May 05 Peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53 in the year 1859.
May 06 Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies in the year 1859.
May 06 Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies
May 13 Eugust Enna, composer on this day in history.
May 15 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) in the year 1859.
May 15 In the year 1859 the birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist
May 17 On this day in history australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published
May 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
May 26 Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) on this day in history.
May 30 Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist in the year 1859.
May 31 In the year 1859 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) in the year 1859.
Jun 10 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song) on this day in history.
Jun 11 Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada in the year 1859.
Jun 12 On this day in history comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered
Jun 15 In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.