Historical Events for September 1859
Events 1 - 9 of 9
1st - 1st Pullman sleeping car in service
1st - R C Carrington & R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare
1st - A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service.
2nd - Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii
2nd - A solar super storm affects electrical telegraph service.
16th - Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi's boundary with Tanzania & Mozambique discovered by British explorer David Livingstone
17th - Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America
20th - George Simpson patents electric range
29th - Great auroral display in US