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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 25 March 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 in the year 1859.  

Aug 27   Successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn on this day in history.  

Aug 28   On this day in history 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.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1859 rC Carrington &R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare  

Sep 02   On this day in history 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   W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68 in the year 1859.  

Sep 13   Cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71 in the year 1859.  

Sep 15   John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72 in the year 1859.  

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

Sep 17   Frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator in the year 1859.  

Sep 17   On this day in history man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history patent granted on the electric range  

Sep 20   Yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator in the year 1859.  

Sep 21   On this day in history cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave)  

Sep 24   Julius Klengel, cellist/composer on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Brown leads 20 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va  

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

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

Oct 18   Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927) in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

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

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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