Historical Events For 1850
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Feb 18 In the year 1850 george Henschel, composer
Feb 22 Isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium) on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec
Feb 28 In the year 1850 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 In the year 1850 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 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850 in the year 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 In the year 1850 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 Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school) on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school)
Mar 12 1st US $20 gold piece issued in the year 1850.
Mar 12 On this day in history uS $20 gold piece first issued
Mar 13 In the year 1850 emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
Mar 16 On this day in history nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
Mar 18 In the year 1850 american Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
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 In the year 1850 miguel Pedrorena, American settler
Mar 26 Edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward) in the year 1850.
Mar 27 In the year 1850 wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53
Mar 29 In the year 1850 ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die
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 on this day in history.
Mar 31 John Calhoun, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Mar 31 US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%)) in the year 1850.
Mar 31 On this day in history uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%))
Apr 01 SF County Govt established in the year 1850.
Apr 03 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 04 City of Los Angeles incorporated on this day in history.
Apr 07 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1850 sF County Govt established