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Historical Events In 1859

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jun 21   Henry O Tanner, artist on this day in history.  

Jun 22   On this day in history frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)  

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   Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 charles Blondin is first to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   Austro-Sardinian War: the Battle of Magenta on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Jul 08   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history george Staunton, writer  

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

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

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