Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 28 May 2020
Dec 15 GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun in the year 1859.
Dec 15 On this day in history ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
Dec 16 Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1859 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"
Dec 19 Grading started for Market Street RR in the year 1859.
Dec 20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher in the year 1859.
Dec 21 On this day in history gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)
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 On this day in history in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies
Dec 24 Roman Statkowski, composer on this day in history.
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 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 William Henry Hadow, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry
Dec 29 On this day in history 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 Max Fiedler, composer on this day in history.