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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 17 January 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   On this day in history ground broken for Suez Canal  

Apr 25   Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt in the year 1859.  

Apr 27   "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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   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 in the year 1859.  

May 06   Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies  

May 13   Eugust Enna, composer on this day in history.  

May 15   Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) in the year 1859.  

May 15   In the year 1859 the birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist  

May 17   On this day in history australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published  

May 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist in the year 1859.  

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

Jun 11   Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada in the year 1859.  

Jun 12   On this day in history comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered  

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   Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

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

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

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

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   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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