Historical Events In 1859
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Dec 15 GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun in the year 1859.
Dec 15 On this day in history ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)
Dec 16 Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.
Dec 18 On this day in history south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"
Dec 19 Grading started for Market Street RR in the year 1859.
Dec 20 In the year 1859 antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher
Dec 21 In the year 1859 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 Roman Statkowski, composer in the year 1859.
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 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 in the year 1859.
Dec 28 On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer
Dec 28 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies in the year 1859.
Dec 28 William Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry on this day in history.
Dec 29 Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20) in the year 1859.
Dec 30 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer on this day in history.
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves
Dec 31 On this day in history luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54
Dec 31 In the year 1859 max Fiedler, composer