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