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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 21 January 2019

Aug 19   In the year 1859 charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox)  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 1st Pullman sleeping car in service  

Sep 01   RC Carrington &R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare in the year 1859.  

Sep 02   Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   Frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   George Simpson patents electric range on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Patent granted on the electric range on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator  

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

Sep 24   In the year 1859 julius Klengel, cellist/composer  

Sep 28   In the year 1859 rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies  

Sep 29   Great auroral display in US in the year 1859.  

Oct 03   On this day in history elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)  

Oct 04   Henryk Pachulski, composer in the year 1859.  

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

Oct 09   Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1859 camille Chevillard, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   John Brown leads 21 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 19   Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains) on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1859 wilhelm Tempel discovers diffuse nebula around Pleid star Merope  

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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   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

Jan 28   On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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