Historical Events Happened In 1850
Monday, 25 May 2015
Feb 18 In the year 1850 george Henschel, composer
Feb 22 In the year 1850 isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)
Feb 27 In the year 1850 henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec
Feb 28 Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist) on this day in history.
Feb 28 The University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah in the year 1850.
Mar 05 On this day in history daniel Brink Towner, composer
Mar 05 On this day in history the Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
Mar 07 On this day in history daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850
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 Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College on this day in history.
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 In the year 1850 woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)
Mar 11 Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school) in the year 1850.
Mar 12 On this day in history 1st US $20 gold piece issued
Mar 12 In the year 1850 uS $20 gold piece first issued
Mar 13 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer in the year 1850.
Mar 16 In the year 1850 nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
Mar 18 American Express company formed in Buffalo, New York on this day in history.
Mar 18 In the year 1850 henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo
Mar 19 In the year 1850 adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87
Mar 21 On this day in history miguel Pedrorena, American settler
Mar 26 In the year 1850 edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)
Mar 27 Wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53 in the year 1850.
Mar 29 Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die on this day in history.
Mar 30 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 in the year 1850.
Mar 31 In the year 1850 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 In the year 1850 uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%))
Apr 01 SF County Govt established on this day in history.
Apr 03 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history city of Los Angeles incorporated
Apr 07 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87 in the year 1850.
Apr 08 SF County Govt established in the year 1850.