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Historical Events In 1859

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   In the year 1859 work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt  

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

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

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   In the year 1859 paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires  

Apr 30   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 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   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   On this day in history johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies  

May 13   In the year 1859 eugust Enna, composer  

May 15   In the year 1859 pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)  

May 15   The birth of Pierre Curie, French physicist in the year 1859.  

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   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 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   Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day) in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 26   In the year 1859 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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