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Historical Events In 1859

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Aug 19   On this day in history 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   Successful oil well drilled, near Titusville, Penn on this day in history.  

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   Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii on this day in history.  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1859 edoardo Mascheroni, composer  

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

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   On this day in history lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi's boundary with Tanzania & Mozambique discovered by British explorer David Livingstone  

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

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

Sep 29   On this day in history great auroral display in US  

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

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

Oct 14   Camille Chevillard, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927) in the year 1859.  

Oct 19   Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains) in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 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   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 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 in the year 1859.  

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   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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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