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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   On this day in history florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)  

Jun 24   In the year 1859 battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria  

Jun 27   Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69 in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1859.  

Jul 01   1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history j Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)  

Aug 09   Elevator patented on this day in history.  

Aug 10   George Staunton, writer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history 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   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   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   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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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