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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born in the year 1859.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Feb 06   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   On this day in history death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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