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Historical Events In 1859

Wednesday, 20 March 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) in the year 1859.  

Dec 16   Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

Dec 18   In the year 1859 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"  

Dec 19   In the year 1859 grading started for Market Street RR  

Dec 20   Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher in the year 1859.  

Dec 21   In the year 1859 gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)  

Dec 21   Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician in the year 1859.  

Dec 22   In the year 1859 in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies  

Dec 24   On this day in history roman Statkowski, composer  

Dec 25   In the year 1859 raoul Gunsbourg, composer  

Dec 26   Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Dec 28   On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer  

Dec 28   Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry  

Dec 29   Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20) in the year 1859.  

Dec 30   In the year 1859 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer  

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   In the year 1859 max Fiedler, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1859 birth of deWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died in the year 1859.  

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   In the year 1859 josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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