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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Apr 18   In the year 1859 eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)  

Apr 18   Montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup in the year 1859.  

Apr 25   Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.  

Apr 25   In the year 1859 work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt  

Apr 27   In the year 1859 "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   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   In the year 1859 bohuslav Jeremias, composer  

May 02   On this day in history eugene D'Harcourt, composer  

May 03   In the year 1859 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   The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53  

May 06   On this day in history friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies  

May 06   In the year 1859 luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist  

May 10   In the year 1859 johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies  

May 13   On this day in history eugust Enna, composer  

May 15   Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49  

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   Phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later in the year 1859.  

Jun 06   Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) in the year 1859.  

Jun 10   Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1859 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   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   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

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

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