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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 25 September 2022

Apr 18   Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup  

Apr 25   Ground broken for Suez Canal on this day in history.  

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   "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 in the year 1859.  

Apr 30   On this day in history paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires  

Apr 30   In the year 1859 sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67  

May 01   Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.  

May 02   Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 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 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   On this day in history eugust Enna, composer  

May 15   In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49  

May 26   In the year 1859 alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)  

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   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   Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.  

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

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