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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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