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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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

Jun 22   Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music) in the year 1859.  

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

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You)  

Jun 27   In the year 1859 the birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday'  

Jun 28   1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England) in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   In the year 1859 balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis  

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   Capt NC Brooks discovers Midway Islands in the year 1859.  

Jul 06   In the year 1859 verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)  

Jul 08   In the year 1859 f J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1859 hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Fantasy), dies  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America)  

Jul 29   Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon) in the year 1859.  

Aug 09   Elevator patented on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

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   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   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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