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Historical Events In 1859

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Dec 15   On this day in history gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun  

Dec 15   Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto) in the year 1859.  

Dec 16   Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 in the year 1859.  

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   In the year 1859 antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher  

Dec 21   Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1859 roman Statkowski, composer  

Dec 25   Raoul Gunsbourg, composer in the year 1859.  

Dec 26   Johan F van Bemmelen, Dutch zoologist in the year 1859.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1859 venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)  

Dec 30   Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves in the year 1859.  

Dec 31   In the year 1859 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   On this day in history birth of carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader  

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

Jan 13   Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) was born in the year 1859.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45  

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

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