Historical Events In 1859
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Apr 18 On this day in history eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)
Apr 18 On this day in history montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup
Apr 25 In the year 1859 ground broken for Suez Canal
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 in the year 1859.
Apr 27 In the year 1859 "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
Apr 30 On this day in history charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical All the Year Round, continues in weekly installments until Nov 26
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 On this day in history eugene D'Harcourt, composer
May 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
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 In the year 1859 the birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist
May 17 Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published in the year 1859.
May 19 Nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba) in the year 1859.
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 in the year 1859.
May 26 In the year 1859 alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)
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 Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) in the year 1859.
Jun 10 On this day in history jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
Jun 11 On this day in history comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
Jun 12 In the year 1859 comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered
Jun 15 Pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between U.S. and British/Canadian settlers in the year 1859.
Jun 18 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1859.