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