Historical Events In 1859
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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 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 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 In the year 1859 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 Eugene D'Harcourt, composer in the year 1859.
May 03 Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy) in the year 1859.
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 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 In the year 1859 luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
May 10 On this day in history johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies
May 13 In the year 1859 eugust Enna, composer
May 15 In the year 1859 pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)
May 15 The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist in the year 1859.
May 17 On this day in history australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published
May 19 Nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)
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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) in the year 1859.
Jun 10 In the year 1859 jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
Jun 11 In the year 1859 comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
Jun 12 Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered in the year 1859.
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