Historical Events For 1850
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Jun 12 In the year 1850 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 Richard Heuberger, composer on this day in history.
Jun 19 Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina in the year 1850.
Jun 24 In the year 1850 horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member
Jun 27 In the year 1850 ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke)
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 On this day in history joseph Paul Skelly, composer
Jul 01 At least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay in the year 1850.
Jul 02 Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62
Jul 03 In the year 1850 alfredo Kiel, composer
Jul 04 Ole Olsen, composer on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1850 scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia
Jul 09 On this day in history president Zachary Taylor , the twelfth president of the United States, died from an attack of cholera morbus, and was succeeded by Millard Fillmor
Jul 09 Sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism on this day in history.
Jul 10 VP Fillmore becomes pres following Zachary Taylor's death on this day in history.
Jul 12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States in the year 1850.
Jul 13 Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30) on this day in history.
Jul 14 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history the first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration
Jul 15 Francesca Xavier Cabrini, [Mother Cabrini], 1st US saint on this day in history.
Jul 15 John Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)
Jul 17 Harvard Observatory takes first photograph of a star (Vega) in the year 1850.
Jul 19 In the year 1850 airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die)
Jul 19 Giovanni Ossoli, Italian marquis/revolutionary, drowned in the year 1850.
Jul 23 On this day in history 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office
Jul 25 In the year 1850 gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River)
Jul 28 Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper) in the year 1850.