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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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 in the year 1859.  

Apr 25   Ground broken for Suez Canal in the year 1859.  

Apr 25   On this day in history work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt  

Apr 27   "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   The Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Western Canada and La Banque Nationale incorporated in the year 1859.  

May 05   In the year 1859 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53  

May 06   Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies in the year 1859.  

May 06   Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist in the year 1859.  

May 10   Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies in the year 1859.  

May 13   Eugust Enna, composer on this day in history.  

May 15   Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)  

May 22   On this day in history arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice  

May 22   In the year 1859 ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49  

May 26   Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jun 06   Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1859 jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)  

Jun 11   In the year 1859 comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada  

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

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

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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 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   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

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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