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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 21 January 2022

Apr 18   In the year 1859 eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   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   The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history eugust Enna, composer  

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   Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)  

May 22   Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history phila A's organize to play "town ball" became baseball 20 years later  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 12   Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered in the year 1859.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   In the year 1859 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   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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