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Historical Events Happened In 1850

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Apr 08   On this day in history william Henry Welch, US, pathologist (founded John Hopkins)  

Apr 09   Herman Zumpe, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history william Prout, physician/chemist, dies  

Apr 15   On this day in history city of San Francisco incorporated  

Apr 15   On this day in history john Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president  

Apr 16   Herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Assn) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies  

Apr 19   On this day in history edward John Gregory, painter/engraver  

Apr 20   Daniel Chester, French/American sculptor (Minute Man) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history william Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80  

Apr 24   Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history john Geary becomes 1st SF mayor  

May 01   On this day in history john Geary becomes first San Fransisco mayor  

May 09   On this day in history louis-Joseph Gay-Lussac, chemist/physicist, dies  

May 10   Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea) on this day in history.  

May 11   Work starts on 1st brick building in SF on this day in history.  

May 11   Work starts on first brick building in San Fransisco on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history arthur Henry Mann, organist/composer  

May 17   Antonio Scontrino, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history oliver Heaviside, London, physicist (predicted ionosphere)  

May 20   Eaton Faning, composer on this day in history.  

May 21   Washington Navy Yard begins work on first castings for the Dahlgren guns on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history johann Schrammel, composer  

May 24   Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on this day in history.  

May 24   Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

May 26   Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force) on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history mormon Temple in Nauvoo IL destroyed by tornado  

May 27   Mormon Temple in Nauvoo Illinois destroyed by tornado on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history empire Engine Company No 1 organized  

Jun 04   On this day in history willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange, dies at 74  

Jun 06   Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Levi Strauss made his 1st blue jeans on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history millard Fillmore sworn-in as president of US (replacing Taylor)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1850

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   Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

Jan 14   Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1850

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76  

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   Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies on this day in history.  

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.