Historical Events In 1859
Monday, 19 August 2019
Jun 21 In the year 1859 henry O Tanner, artist
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 In the year 1859 battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria
Jun 27 In the year 1859 jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69
Jun 27 On this day in history mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You)
Jun 27 The birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday' in the year 1859.
Jun 28 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England) in the year 1859.
Jun 28 The first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England) on this day in history.
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 Balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis in the year 1859.
Jul 04 Austro-Sardinian War: the Battle of Magenta in the year 1859.
Jul 05 On this day in history capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands
Jul 05 On this day in history capt NC Brooks discovers Midway Islands
Jul 06 In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.
Jul 08 In the year 1859 king Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
Jul 12 On this day in history paper bag manufacturing machine patented by William Goodale, Mass
Jul 12 In the year 1859 paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass
Jul 13 In the year 1859 sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter
Jul 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1859 balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America)
Jul 29 In the year 1859 auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63
Aug 04 Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1859 j Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)
Aug 09 In the year 1859 elevator patented
Aug 10 George Staunton, writer in the year 1859.
Aug 12 Katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful) in the year 1859.
Aug 17 On this day in history 1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind
Aug 17 In the year 1859 circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.