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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 23 February 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   Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 27   In the year 1859 mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You)  

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

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

Jul 01   1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32 in the year 1859.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands  

Jul 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 29   In the year 1859 auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63  

Aug 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 elevator patented  

Aug 10   On this day in history george Staunton, writer  

Aug 12   In the year 1859 katharine Lee Bates, US, author (America the Beautiful)  

Aug 17   1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind in the year 1859.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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