Historical Events In 1859
Friday, 14 August 2020
Dec 15 In the year 1859 gR Kirchoff describes chemical composition of Sun
Dec 15 Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto) on this day in history.
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 Grading started for Market Street RR in the year 1859.
Dec 20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher on this day in history.
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 Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician in the year 1859.
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 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 On this day in history william Henry Hadow, composer
Dec 28 On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer
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 Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20) on this day in history.
Dec 30 In the year 1859 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
Dec 31 Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves on this day in history.
Dec 31 Luigi Ricci, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1859.
Dec 31 In the year 1859 max Fiedler, composer