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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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

Dec 15   On this day in history 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   Grading started for Market Street RR on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher  

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   On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician  

Dec 22   In the year 1859 in Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies  

Dec 24   On this day in history roman Statkowski, composer  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   William Henry Hadow, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Gerard Brucken Fock, composer in the year 1859.  

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   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   On this day in history luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54  

Dec 31   Max Fiedler, composer in the year 1859.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, founder (League of Women Voters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1859 birth of frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)  

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   In the year 1859 birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

Famous Deaths In 1859

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1859 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jan 20   B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 06   In the year 1859 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 23   In the year 1859 death of zygmunt KrasiƄski, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

Feb 26   Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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