Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Dec 15 In the year 1859 gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun
Dec 15 On this day in history ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
Dec 16 On this day in history wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73
Dec 18 South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" in the year 1859.
Dec 19 Grading started for Market Street RR on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician
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 On this day in history raoul Gunsbourg, composer
Dec 26 On this day in history johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist
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 on this day in history.
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 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 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer in the year 1859.
Dec 31 In the year 1859 dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
Dec 31 On this day in history luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54
Dec 31 Max Fiedler, composer in the year 1859.