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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 06 July 2020

Jun 21   In the year 1859 henry O Tanner, artist  

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   Battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria in the year 1859.  

Jun 27   On this day in history jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69  

Jun 27   Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   The birth of Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday' in the year 1859.  

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

Jun 28   The first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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   Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1859 sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter  

Jul 17   In the year 1859 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   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   Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Aug 10   In the year 1859 george Staunton, writer  

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   Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope on this day in history.  

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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   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

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

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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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