Historical Events In 1859
Friday, 14 August 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)
Apr 18 Montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup on this day in history.
Apr 25 Ground broken for Suez Canal on this day in history.
Apr 25 Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1859 "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
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 On this day in history sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
May 01 In the year 1859 bohuslav Jeremias, composer
May 02 In the year 1859 eugene D'Harcourt, composer
May 03 Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy) on this day in history.
May 04 The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England on this day in history.
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 On this day in history friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies
May 06 Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist on this day in history.
May 10 Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1859 eugust Enna, composer
May 15 On this day in history pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)
May 15 In the year 1859 the birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist
May 17 In the year 1859 australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published
May 19 Nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba) on this day in history.
May 22 Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice in the year 1859.
May 22 Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49 on this day in history.
May 26 Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1859 pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist
May 31 In the year 1859 phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later
Jun 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
Jun 12 Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered in the year 1859.
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 On this day in history joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65