Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 in the year 1859.
Apr 25 Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.
Apr 25 On this day in history work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt
Apr 27 "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard on this day in history.
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 On this day in history paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires
Apr 30 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67 on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1859 bohuslav Jeremias, composer
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 In the year 1859 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 Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies in the year 1859.
May 06 Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist in the year 1859.
May 10 Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies in the year 1859.
May 13 Eugust Enna, composer on this day in history.
May 15 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice
May 22 In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.
May 31 Phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later in the year 1859.
Jun 06 Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1859 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 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 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.