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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 15 September 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   Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history "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   Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires in the year 1859.  

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53  

May 06   Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1859 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   Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49 in the year 1859.  

May 26   Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) in the year 1859.  

May 30   Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)  

Jun 11   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1859.  

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   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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