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Historical Events In 1859

Friday, 18 January 2019

Dec 15   GR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history 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" in the year 1859.  

Dec 19   In the year 1859 grading started for Market Street RR  

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

Dec 21   In the year 1859 gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)  

Dec 21   In the year 1859 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

Dec 22   Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician in the year 1859.  

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   Raoul Gunsbourg, composer in the year 1859.  

Dec 26   In the year 1859 johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist  

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1859 william Henry Hadow, composer  

Dec 28   Gerard Brucken Fock, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1859 thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies  

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   In the year 1859 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer  

Dec 31   On this day in history dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves  

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   DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

Jan 11   In the year 1859 birth of [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien)  

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 in the year 1859.  

Jan 28   On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

Feb 06   Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1859 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61  

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