Historical Events In 1859
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Jan 05 In the year 1859 1st steamboat sails, Red River
Jan 05 DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer) on this day in history.
Jan 05 The first steamboat sails, Red River on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1859 samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)
Jan 08 On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50
Jan 09 On this day in history carrie Chapman Catt, women's rights leader
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) in the year 1859.
Jan 19 Alice Eastwood, Toronto, botanist (Handbook of Trees of Calif) in the year 1859.
Jan 20 In the year 1859 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73
Jan 21 In the year 1859 antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer
Jan 22 In the year 1859 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 On this day in history carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74
Jan 27 On this day in history wilhelm II, Potsdam, German emperor (1888-1918)
Feb 01 Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) on this day in history.
Feb 02 Havelock Ellis, US physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex) on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1859 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) on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1859 gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny
Feb 10 On this day in history 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 George Washington Gale Ferris, engineer/inventor (Ferris Wheel) in the year 1859.
Feb 14 In the year 1859 oregon admitted as 33rd state
Feb 14 Oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the Union on this day in history.
Feb 16 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 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli in the year 1859.
Feb 18 Sholem Aleichem, [Solomon Rabinowitz], author (Fiddler on the Roof) on this day in history.
Feb 19 Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used in the year 1859.
Feb 19 In the year 1859 dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity first time this defense is successfully used
Feb 19 Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903) on this day in history.