Historical Events For 1850
Friday, 26 May 2017
Jun 12 On this day in history jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77
Jun 14 Fire destroys part of SF on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1850 richard Heuberger, composer
Jun 19 On this day in history swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina
Jun 24 Horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member in the year 1850.
Jun 27 Ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1850 british ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
Jun 29 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer in the year 1850.
Jul 01 At least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay in the year 1850.
Jul 02 On this day in history benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus
Jul 02 In the year 1850 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 In the year 1850 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 On this day in history sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism
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 In the year 1850 hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30)
Jul 14 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration in the year 1850.
Jul 14 In the year 1850 the first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration
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 In the year 1850 harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega)
Jul 17 In the year 1850 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 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office on this day in history.
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.