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Historical Events In 1859

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

Dec 15   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history grading started for Market Street RR  

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

Dec 21   Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre) in the year 1859.  

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   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   Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer  

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   In the year 1859 william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 09   Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters)  

Jan 09   Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) was born in the year 1859.  

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

Jan 27   Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) died in the year 1859.  

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   On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 01   Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1859.  

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