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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 19 April 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   Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses) in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 27   On this day in history the birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday'  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Jun 30   In the year 1859 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   Capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands in the year 1859.  

Jul 05   On this day in history capt NC Brooks discovers Midway Islands  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 king Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history v E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey  

Jul 28   On this day in history balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America)  

Jul 29   On this day in history auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63  

Aug 04   Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   Elevator patented in the year 1859.  

Aug 10   In the year 1859 george Staunton, writer  

Aug 12   Katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful) in the year 1859.  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 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   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

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