Historical Events In 1859
Friday, 18 January 2019
Dec 15 GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history 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" in the year 1859.
Dec 19 In the year 1859 grading started for Market Street RR
Dec 20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1859 gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)
Dec 21 In the year 1859 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
Dec 22 Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician in the year 1859.
Dec 22 On this day in history in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies
Dec 24 In the year 1859 roman Statkowski, composer
Dec 25 Raoul Gunsbourg, composer in the year 1859.
Dec 26 In the year 1859 johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist
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 In the year 1859 william Henry Hadow, composer
Dec 28 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1859 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
Dec 31 Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1859.
Dec 31 Max Fiedler, composer on this day in history.