Historical Events Happened In 1850
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Jun 12 In the year 1850 jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77
Jun 14 Fire destroys part of SF in the year 1850.
Jun 17 In the year 1850 paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die)
Jun 18 Antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99 on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history richard Heuberger, composer
Jun 19 On this day in history swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina
Jun 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history around Nanaimo BC, coal discovered on Vancouver Island; will prove valuable for refueling Royal navy ships and CPR trains.
Jun 29 In the year 1850 british ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
Jun 29 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1850.
Jul 02 Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 03 Alfredo Kiel, composer on this day in history.
Jul 04 Ole Olsen, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1850 sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism
Jul 10 VP Fillmore becomes pres following Zachary Taylor's death in the year 1850.
Jul 12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1850 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 In the year 1850 francesca Xavier Cabrini, [Mother Cabrini], 1st US saint
Jul 15 On this day in history john Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's
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) in the year 1850.
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 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) on this day in history.