Historical Events In 1859
Monday, 25 March 2019
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 "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 Paul Morphy returns from 10-mo chess tour of Europe, retires in the year 1859.
Apr 30 On this day in history sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
May 01 Bohuslav Jeremias, composer in the year 1859.
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 The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England in the year 1859.
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 In the year 1859 friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies
May 06 Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)
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 in the year 1859.
May 19 In the year 1859 nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba)
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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
Jun 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1859.