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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 23 August 2019

Aug 19   Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox) in the year 1859.  

Aug 27   1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn in the year 1859.  

Aug 28   A geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far afield as Japan in the year 1859.  

Sep 01   1st Pullman sleeping car in service in the year 1859.  

Sep 01   On this day in history rC Carrington &R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare  

Sep 02   In the year 1859 gas lighting introduced to Hawaii  

Sep 03   On this day in history aAJ Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité, Les Preuves)  

Sep 04   On this day in history edoardo Mascheroni, composer  

Sep 05   On this day in history w Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68  

Sep 13   Cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1859 john LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72  

Sep 16   In the year 1859 lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi's boundary with Tanzania & Mozambique discovered by British explorer David Livingstone  

Sep 17   In the year 1859 frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator  

Sep 17   Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America in the year 1859.  

Sep 20   George Simpson patents electric range in the year 1859.  

Sep 20   Patent granted on the electric range in the year 1859.  

Sep 20   Yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Julius Klengel, cellist/composer in the year 1859.  

Sep 28   On this day in history rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies  

Sep 29   Great auroral display in US on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1859 elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)  

Oct 04   In the year 1859 henryk Pachulski, composer  

Oct 04   In the year 1859 karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57  

Oct 09   On this day in history alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)  

Oct 14   On this day in history camille Chevillard, composer  

Oct 15   Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1859 john Brown leads 20 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va  

Oct 16   John Brown leads 21 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va in the year 1859.  

Oct 17   On this day in history william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cin Reds)  

Oct 18   On this day in history henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)  

Oct 19   On this day in history georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains)  

Oct 19   Wilhelm Tempel discovers diffuse nebula around Pleid star Merope on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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