Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Dec 15 GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1859 ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
Dec 16 On this day in history wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73
Dec 18 South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" in the year 1859.
Dec 19 On this day in history grading started for Market Street RR
Dec 20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher in the year 1859.
Dec 21 Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre) in the year 1859.
Dec 21 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 in the year 1859.
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 In the year 1859 raoul Gunsbourg, composer
Dec 26 Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist in the year 1859.
Dec 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer
Dec 28 In the year 1859 gerard Brucken Fock, composer
Dec 28 In the year 1859 thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies
Dec 28 In the year 1859 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 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1859 dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
Dec 31 On this day in history luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54
Dec 31 On this day in history max Fiedler, composer