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.