Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Apr 18 Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) in the year 1859.
Apr 18 In the year 1859 montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup
Apr 25 Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.
Apr 25 Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt in the year 1859.
Apr 27 On this day in history "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
Apr 27 In the year 1859 "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard
Apr 30 In the year 1859 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 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 On this day in history the Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated.
May 05 In the year 1859 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53
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 On this day in history johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies
May 13 In the year 1859 eugust Enna, composer
May 15 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) in the year 1859.
May 15 The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist in the year 1859.
May 17 In the year 1859 australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published
May 19 In the year 1859 nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)
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 Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) in the year 1859.
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 In the year 1859 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 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 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 On this day in history joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65