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Historical Events In 1859

Monday, 15 July 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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1859 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

Dec 22   On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician  

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   On this day in history raoul Gunsbourg, composer  

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   Gerard Brucken Fock, composer in the year 1859.  

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

Dec 28   In the year 1859 william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry  

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   Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1859.  

Dec 31   Max Fiedler, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1859

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943) was born in the year 1859.  

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   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

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

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