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Historical Events In 1859

Saturday, 18 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt on this day in history.  

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   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   Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 01   Bohuslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 the Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies in the year 1859.  

May 13   Eugust Enna, composer in the year 1859.  

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   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   Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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