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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 05 December 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   In the year 1859 florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)  

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) in the year 1859.  

Jun 27   The birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday' on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1859.  

Jun 30   On this day in history charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter  

Jul 17   Luis Munoz Rivera, Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party) in the year 1859.  

Jul 20   On this day in history hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Fantasy), dies  

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) in the year 1859.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history 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   1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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