Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Dec 15 On this day in history gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun
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 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 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 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 in the year 1859.
Dec 22 On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician
Dec 22 In Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1859 roman Statkowski, composer
Dec 25 Raoul Gunsbourg, composer in the year 1859.
Dec 26 Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist in the year 1859.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 31 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves in the year 1859.
Dec 31 In the year 1859 luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54
Dec 31 On this day in history max Fiedler, composer