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Historical Events In 1859

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Jun 21   In the year 1859 henry O Tanner, artist  

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) in the year 1859.  

Jun 24   On this day in history battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria  

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   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   In the year 1859 the first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)  

Jun 30   In the year 1859 charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope  

Jun 30   Charles Blondin is first to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 04   On this day in history austro-Sardinian War: the Battle of Magenta.  

Jul 05   In the year 1859 capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   Paper bag manufacturing machine patented by William Goodale, Mass in the year 1859.  

Jul 12   Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass in the year 1859.  

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

Jul 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63  

Aug 04   Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) in the year 1859.  

Aug 06   J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Elevator patented in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.  

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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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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