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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 28 May 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 1859 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"  

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

Dec 20   Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher in the year 1859.  

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 in the year 1859.  

Dec 22   Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies  

Dec 24   Roman Statkowski, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Raoul Gunsbourg, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist on this day in history.  

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   William Henry Hadow, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1859 gerard Brucken Fock, composer  

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   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   In the year 1859 luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54  

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 in the year 1859.  

Jan 06   In the year 1859 birth of samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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