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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 25 March 2019

Apr 18   In the year 1859 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   "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard in the year 1859.  

Apr 27   In the year 1859 "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 in the year 1859.  

Apr 30   On this day in history sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67  

May 01   Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.  

May 02   Eugene D'Harcourt, composer in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

May 04   The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1859 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53  

May 06   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

May 13   Eugust Enna, composer in the year 1859.  

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

May 15   On this day in history the birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist  

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   Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice on this day in history.  

May 22   Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49 in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 10   On this day in history jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)  

Jun 11   In the year 1859 comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada  

Jun 12   On this day in history comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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