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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 18 January 2019

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

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 in the year 1859.  

Oct 25   In the year 1859 stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)  

Oct 26   In the year 1859 arthur Friedheim, composer  

Oct 26   The Royal Charter is wrecked on the coast of Anglesey, north Wales with 459 dead in the year 1859.  

Oct 29   In the year 1859 charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)  

Oct 29   In the year 1859 spain declares war on Morocco.  

Nov 01   Charles Brantley Aycock, (Gov-NC) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 04   On this day in history stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer  

Nov 07   On this day in history carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61  

Nov 12   Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris) He also designed garment that bears his name in the year 1859.  

Nov 12   Jules Leotard performs first Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris). He also designed the garment that bears his name in the year 1859.  

Nov 16   On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Groza," premieres in Moscow  

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   In the year 1859 ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75  

Nov 23   Billy the Kid William Bonney or Henry McCarty the outlawwas born in the year 1859.  

Nov 23   On this day in history billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], NYC, criminal  

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

Nov 24   Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species" on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 30   Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer in the year 1859.  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Georges Seurat, French painter  

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

Dec 05   In the year 1859 louis Poinsot, French mathematician/instrument maker, dies at 82  

Dec 09   On this day in history algernon Ashton, composer  

Dec 12   On this day in history edward Bradley, horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

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

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

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

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

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

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