Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Aug 19 Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox) on this day in history.
Aug 27 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake in the year 1859.
Aug 27 On this day in history successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn
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 on this day in history.
Sep 01 1st Pullman sleeping car in service in the year 1859.
Sep 01 RC Carrington &R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1859 gas lighting introduced to Hawaii
Sep 03 AAJ Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité, Les Preuves) on this day in history.
Sep 04 Edoardo Mascheroni, composer in the year 1859.
Sep 05 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68 in the year 1859.
Sep 13 In the year 1859 cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71
Sep 15 In the year 1859 john LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72
Sep 16 Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi's boundary with Tanzania & Mozambique discovered by British explorer David Livingstone on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator
Sep 17 In the year 1859 man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America
Sep 20 On this day in history george Simpson patents electric range
Sep 20 On this day in history patent granted on the electric range
Sep 20 On this day in history yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator
Sep 21 In the year 1859 cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave)
Sep 24 Julius Klengel, cellist/composer in the year 1859.
Sep 28 On this day in history rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies
Sep 29 In the year 1859 great auroral display in US
Oct 03 Elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler) in the year 1859.
Oct 04 On this day in history henryk Pachulski, composer
Oct 04 In the year 1859 karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57
Oct 09 In the year 1859 alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)
Oct 14 Camille Chevillard, composer in the year 1859.
Oct 15 In the year 1859 jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro)
Oct 16 John Brown leads 20 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va in the year 1859.
Oct 16 In the year 1859 john Brown leads 21 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va
Oct 17 In the year 1859 william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cin Reds)
Oct 18 In the year 1859 henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)
Oct 19 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains) in the year 1859.
Oct 19 In the year 1859 wilhelm Tempel discovers diffuse nebula around Pleid star Merope