What Happened on April 30, 1859

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical "All the Year Round" (weekly installments until Nov 26)

Sports History

Paul Morphy returns from 10-month chess tour of Europe, retires

Famous Deaths

  • Sergey Aksakov, Russian writer (Chronicles of a Russian Family), dies at 67
1859 Highlights

About April 30, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 163 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus