Historical Events For 1850
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Jun 12 On this day in history jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77
Jun 14 In the year 1850 fire destroys part of SF
Jun 17 Paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die) in the year 1850.
Jun 18 In the year 1850 antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99
Jun 18 In the year 1850 richard Heuberger, composer
Jun 19 In the year 1850 swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina
Jun 24 In the year 1850 horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member
Jun 27 Ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke) in the year 1850.
Jun 29 In the year 1850 around Nanaimo BC, coal discovered on Vancouver Island; will prove valuable for refueling Royal navy ships and CPR trains.
Jun 29 British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse in the year 1850.
Jun 29 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer in the year 1850.
Jul 01 In the year 1850 at least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay
Jul 02 In the year 1850 benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus
Jul 02 On this day in history robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62
Jul 03 Alfredo Kiel, composer in the year 1850.
Jul 04 Ole Olsen, composer in the year 1850.
Jul 07 On this day in history scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia
Jul 09 President Zachary Taylor , the twelfth president of the United States, died from an attack of cholera morbus, and was succeeded by Millard Fillmor in the year 1850.
Jul 09 On this day in history sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism
Jul 10 In the year 1850 vP Fillmore becomes pres following Zachary Taylor's death
Jul 12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30)
Jul 14 In the year 1850 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration
Jul 14 The first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration in the year 1850.
Jul 15 On this day in history francesca Xavier Cabrini, [Mother Cabrini], 1st US saint
Jul 15 John Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's on this day in history.
Jul 17 Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega) in the year 1850.
Jul 17 On this day in history harvard Observatory takes first photograph of a star (Vega)
Jul 19 Airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die) on this day in history.
Jul 19 Giovanni Ossoli, Italian marquis/revolutionary, drowned on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1850 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office
Jul 25 On this day in history gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River)
Jul 28 Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)