Events

Type Date spansort icon Title
Religion/Philosophy 12/22/1858 Sir Moses Montefiore travels to Rome to attempt the return of Edgardo Montara to his Jewish parents
Personal 12/22/1858 Giacomo Puccini born in Tuscany
Personal 12/21/1858 John Brown returns to Kansas with slaves liberated in Missouri
Science/Technology 12/21/1858 First day of Winter
Foreign 12/21/1858 Napoleon II pardons Montalembert for his libel conviction
Slavery/Abolition 12/20/185812/21/1858 John Brown liberates slaves from three Missouri farms
Foreign 12/15/1858 Miguel Miramón and Mexican conservatives win a series of battles against liberals in the western state of Jalisco
Lawmaking/Litigating 12/06/1858 The second session of the 35th Congress opens in Washington, DC
Lawmaking/Litigating 12/06/185812/22/1858 The second session of the 35th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC
Religion/Philosophy 11/28/1858 First Sunday in Advent
Personal 11/26/1858 Katherine Mary Drexel born in Philadelphia
Foreign 11/25/1858 Montalembert is tried and convicted for libel in a French imperial court
Lawmaking/Litigating 11/25/1858 Vermont passes a new Personal Liberty Law
Lawmaking/Litigating 11/22/1858 The city of Denver is founded in Colorado and named for the territorial governor
Foreign 11/18/1858 Big Ben sounds for the first time
Personal 11/17/1858 Robert Owen dies in Wales, aged eighty
Personal 11/11/1858 James Garfield marries Lucretia Randolph in Ohio
Lawmaking/Litigating 11/10/1858 The United States and Chile agree to submit the long standing "Macedonia" dispute for arbitration
Personal 11/08/1858 Benjamin Franklin Butler, former Attorney General of the United States, dies in Paris
Foreign 11/07/1858 Mexican liberals begin to advance westward towards Mexico City in hopes of winning the War of the Reform