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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 18 February 2019

Jun 21   Henry O Tanner, artist in the year 1859.  

Jun 22   In the year 1859 frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)  

Jun 23   Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses) on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69  

Jun 27   Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You) in the year 1859.  

Jun 27   On this day in history the birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday'  

Jun 28   On this day in history 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)  

Jun 28   On this day in history the first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)  

Jun 30   Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope in the year 1859.  

Jun 30   In the year 1859 charles Blondin is first to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope  

Jul 01   1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32 in the year 1859.  

Jul 01   On this day in history balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis  

Jul 04   Austro-Sardinian War: the Battle of Magenta in the year 1859.  

Jul 05   Capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands in the year 1859.  

Jul 05   Capt NC Brooks discovers Midway Islands on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)  

Jul 08   F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   King Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway in the year 1859.  

Jul 12   Paper bag manufacturing machine patented by William Goodale, Mass on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1859 paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass  

Jul 13   Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter in the year 1859.  

Jul 17   In the year 1859 luis Munoz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party)  

Jul 20   Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Fantasy), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1859 v E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey  

Jul 28   Balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America) on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63  

Aug 04   In the year 1859 knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920)  

Aug 06   In the year 1859 j Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)  

Aug 09   On this day in history elevator patented  

Aug 10   On this day in history george Staunton, writer  

Aug 12   In the year 1859 katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful)  

Aug 17   On this day in history 1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind  

Aug 17   Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope in the year 1859.  

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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   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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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