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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Aug 27   In the year 1859 1st successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn by Edwin Drake  

Aug 27   In the year 1859 successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn  

Aug 28   In the year 1859 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   1st Pullman sleeping car in service in the year 1859.  

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

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   In the year 1859 edoardo Mascheroni, composer  

Sep 05   W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1859.  

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

Sep 17   Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America on this day in history.  

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

Sep 21   Cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave) in the year 1859.  

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

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

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   In the year 1859 henryk Pachulski, composer  

Oct 04   Karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair) in the year 1859.  

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   John Brown leads 20 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va in the year 1859.  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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) in the year 1859.  

Oct 18   In the year 1859 henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)  

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

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   [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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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

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

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

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