Historical Events For 1850
Friday, 24 February 2017
Feb 18 George Henschel, composer in the year 1850.
Feb 22 In the year 1850 isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)
Feb 27 Henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec on this day in history.
Feb 28 Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist) on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1850 the University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mar 05 Daniel Brink Towner, composer in the year 1850.
Mar 05 The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1850 daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850
Mar 07 Tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35) in the year 1850.
Mar 09 Alexandre Luigini, composer in the year 1850.
Mar 10 On this day in history mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College
Mar 11 On this day in history richard Blanshard arrives at Fort Victoria; reads proclamation establishing the new colony of Vancouver Island, with himself as the first Governor.
Mar 11 Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school) in the year 1850.
Mar 11 Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school) in the year 1850.
Mar 12 In the year 1850 1st US $20 gold piece issued
Mar 12 US $20 gold piece first issued in the year 1850.
Mar 13 In the year 1850 emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
Mar 16 In the year 1850 nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
Mar 18 In the year 1850 american Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
Mar 18 Henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo in the year 1850.
Mar 19 On this day in history adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87
Mar 21 Miguel Pedrorena, American settler on this day in history.
Mar 26 Edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward) in the year 1850.
Mar 27 Wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 29 Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history sS Theresa Jane, the storm on this night was particularly bad and the Theresa Jane was one of a number of ships lost. She went onto the rocks of Mew Island, Belfast Lough during her sailing from Liverpool to Mauritius. Seven of the crew of fifteen lost their lives.
Mar 31 John Calhoun, dies at 68 in the year 1850.
Mar 31 US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%)) on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1850 uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%))
Apr 01 In the year 1850 sF County Govt established
Apr 03 On this day in history vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75
Apr 04 In the year 1850 city of Los Angeles incorporated
Apr 07 On this day in history william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87
Apr 08 On this day in history sF County Govt established