Historical Events In 1859
Monday, 15 July 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) on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1859 wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73
Dec 18 South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" in the year 1859.
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 In the year 1859 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
Dec 22 On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician
Dec 22 On this day in history in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies
Dec 24 In the year 1859 roman Statkowski, composer
Dec 25 On this day in history raoul Gunsbourg, composer
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 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer in the year 1859.
Dec 28 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1859 william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry
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 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves on this day in history.
Dec 31 Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1859.
Dec 31 Max Fiedler, composer on this day in history.