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Historical Events Happened In 1850

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Feb 18   On this day in history george Henschel, composer  

Feb 22   On this day in history isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)  

Feb 27   On this day in history henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec  

Feb 28   On this day in history hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist)  

Feb 28   On this day in history the University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah.  

Mar 05   Daniel Brink Towner, composer on this day in history.  

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   Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35) on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Alexandre Luigini, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College  

Mar 11   Richard Blanshard arrives at Fort Victoria; reads proclamation establishing the new colony of Vancouver Island, with himself as the first Governor on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)  

Mar 11   Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 1st US $20 gold piece issued  

Mar 12   On this day in history uS $20 gold piece first issued  

Mar 13   On this day in history emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer  

Mar 16   Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history american Express company formed in Buffalo, New York  

Mar 18   Henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)  

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   On this day in history john Calhoun, dies at 68  

Mar 31   US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%)) on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%))  

Apr 01   On this day in history sF County Govt established  

Apr 03   On this day in history vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75  

Apr 04   On this day in history city of Los Angeles incorporated  

Apr 07   William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   SF County Govt established on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist (New Era) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha)  

Jan 10   John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor  

Famous Deaths In 1850

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

Jan 27   J Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/writer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln  

Feb 25   Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782) died on this day in history.