Historical Events In 1859
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Jan 05 1st steamboat sails, Red River in the year 1859.
Jan 05 DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) in the year 1859.
Jan 05 On this day in history the first steamboat sails, Red River
Jan 06 Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress) on this day in history.
Jan 08 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1859.
Jan 09 Carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader on this day in history.
Jan 11 [Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot & Sien) in the year 1859.
Jan 13 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1859 alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif)
Jan 20 On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73
Jan 21 Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover
Jan 24 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1859 political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.
Jan 27 In the year 1859 carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74
Jan 27 Wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918) on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1859 victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)
Feb 02 In the year 1859 havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)
Feb 04 On this day in history the Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt.
Feb 05 In the year 1859 wallachia and Moldavia are united under Alexander John Cuza as the United Principalities.
Feb 06 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1859.
Feb 08 John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) in the year 1859.
Feb 10 On this day in history gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny
Feb 10 In the year 1859 general Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny
Feb 13 In the year 1859 frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist
Feb 14 On this day in history george Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel)
Feb 14 In the year 1859 oregon admitted as 33rd state
Feb 14 On this day in history oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union.
Feb 16 In the year 1859 the French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch.
Feb 17 In the year 1859 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli
Feb 18 Sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof) on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1859 dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used
Feb 19 Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used on this day in history.
Feb 19 Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.