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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   In the year 1859 death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

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

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

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