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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Dec 15   On this day in history gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun  

Dec 15   In the year 1859 ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)  

Dec 16   Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

Dec 18   On this day in history south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"  

Dec 19   In the year 1859 grading started for Market Street RR  

Dec 20   In the year 1859 antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher  

Dec 21   Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

Dec 22   Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician on this day in history.  

Dec 22   In Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies in the year 1859.  

Dec 24   On this day in history roman Statkowski, composer  

Dec 25   Raoul Gunsbourg, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist on this day in history.  

Dec 27   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) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer  

Dec 28   On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer  

Dec 28   On this day in history thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies  

Dec 28   William Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry in the year 1859.  

Dec 29   In the year 1859 venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)  

Dec 30   Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history max Fiedler, composer  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

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

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

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