Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Dec 15 In the year 1859 gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun
Dec 15 In the year 1859 ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
Dec 16 In the year 1859 wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73
Dec 18 South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" on this day in history.
Dec 19 Grading started for Market Street RR on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1859 antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher
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 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 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 In the year 1859 johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist
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) in the year 1859.
Dec 27 On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer
Dec 28 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer in the year 1859.
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 On this day in history josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
Dec 31 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves on this day in history.
Dec 31 Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1859 max Fiedler, composer