Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 28 May 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
May 02 Eugene D'Harcourt, composer on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1859.
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 Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies in the year 1859.
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 The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist on this day in history.
May 17 Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published in the year 1859.
May 19 Nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba) in the year 1859.
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 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 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 in the year 1859.
Jun 18 In the year 1859 joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65