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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Oct 20   G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Louis (Ludwig) Spohr, composer (Faust), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die on this day in history.  

Oct 25   On this day in history stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)  

Oct 26   In the year 1859 arthur Friedheim, composer  

Oct 26   On this day in history the Royal Charter is wrecked on the coast of Anglesey, north Wales with 459 dead.  

Oct 29   Charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history spain declares war on Morocco.  

Nov 01   In the year 1859 charles Brantley Aycock, (Gov-NC)  

Nov 01   The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse was lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer in the year 1859.  

Nov 07   Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris) He also designed garment that bears his name on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Jules Leotard performs first Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris). He also designed the garment that bears his name on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Groza," premieres in Moscow in the year 1859.  

Nov 17   Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer in the year 1859.  

Nov 19   Mikhail Mikhayl Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russia, musician (Armenian Rhapsody) in the year 1859.  

Nov 22   On this day in history ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75  

Nov 23   On this day in history billy the Kid William Bonney or Henry McCarty the outlawwas born  

Nov 23   In the year 1859 billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], NYC, criminal  

Nov 23   The birth of Billy The Kid, Born William Bonny; legendary US outlaw on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1859 charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species"  

Nov 26   Last weekly installment of Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is published in literary periodical All the Year Round in the year 1859.  

Nov 28   In the year 1859 washington Irving, US author (Geoffrey Crayon, gent), dies  

Nov 30   Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1859 abolitionist John Brown is hanged for his part in a raid on Harper's Ferry, WV.  

Dec 02   Georges Seurat, France, painter/pointillist (Grande Jatte) in the year 1859.  

Dec 02   John Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   The birth of Georges Seurat, French painter on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1859 dion Boucicault's "Octaroon," premieres in NYC  

Dec 05   On this day in history louis Poinsot, French mathematician/instrument maker, dies at 82  

Dec 09   In the year 1859 algernon Ashton, composer  

Dec 12   Edward Bradley, horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners) in the year 1859.  

Dec 12   In the year 1859 first train operated over the Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The first passenger train crossed the structure on December 17, 1859 and it was formally opened by the Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VII, on August 25, 1860. The original structure was a single-track iron tubular bridge. The tube, when first constructed, was entirely enclosed and there were ventilation problems. Later a slit 20" wide was cut in the tube the full length of the bridge to permit the emission of smoke.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

Jan 28   In the year 1859 death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, 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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