Historical Events In 1859
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Dec 15 GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on this day in history.
Dec 15 Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto) in the year 1859.
Dec 16 Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.
Dec 18 In the year 1859 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"
Dec 19 In the year 1859 grading started for Market Street RR
Dec 20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher in the year 1859.
Dec 21 In the year 1859 gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)
Dec 21 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician in the year 1859.
Dec 22 In the year 1859 in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies
Dec 24 On this day in history roman Statkowski, composer
Dec 25 In the year 1859 raoul Gunsbourg, composer
Dec 26 Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist on this day in history.
Dec 27 In the year 1859 the Grand Trunk Railway completes its line between Toronto and Sarnia and establishes a ferry service across the St. Clair River to Fort Gratiot (Port Huron).
Dec 27 William Henry Hadow, composer in the year 1859.
Dec 28 On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer
Dec 28 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry
Dec 29 Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20) in the year 1859.
Dec 30 In the year 1859 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
Dec 31 In the year 1859 dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
Dec 31 In the year 1859 luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54
Dec 31 In the year 1859 max Fiedler, composer