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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 14 August 2020

Dec 15   In the year 1859 gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun  

Dec 15   Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 18   South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" in the year 1859.  

Dec 19   Grading started for Market Street RR in the year 1859.  

Dec 20   Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1859 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 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 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   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   In the year 1859 birth of karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74  

Jan 28   In the year 1859 death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   Zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1859.  

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

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