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Historical Events In 1859

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Jun 21   In the year 1859 henry O Tanner, artist  

Jun 22   Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 27   Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You) in the year 1859.  

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   The first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

Jul 06   On this day in history verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)  

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   In the year 1859 paper bag manufacturing machine patented by William Goodale, Mass  

Jul 12   On this day in history paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass  

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

Jul 22   V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America) on this day in history.  

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   Elevator patented in the year 1859.  

Aug 10   George Staunton, writer in the year 1859.  

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   Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

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

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

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