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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Apr 18   Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) in the year 1859.  

Apr 18   Montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history ground broken for Suez Canal  

Apr 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires  

Apr 30   On this day in history sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67  

May 01   Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.  

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

May 03   Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy) on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history the Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.  

May 04   The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated on this day in history.  

May 05   Peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1859 friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies  

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   Eugust Enna, composer in the year 1859.  

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

May 15   The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist in the year 1859.  

May 17   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

May 26   In the year 1859 alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)  

May 30   Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist in the year 1859.  

May 31   Phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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   Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between U.S. and British/Canadian settlers in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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