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