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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 21 October 2019

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   Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   The birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday' in the year 1859.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 05   In the year 1859 capt NC Brooks discovers Midway Islands  

Jul 06   Verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916) in the year 1859.  

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

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   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   Luis Munoz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful)  

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

Aug 17   Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

Jan 20   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

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

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 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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