Historical Events For 1850
Monday, 20 November 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 In the year 1850 paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die)
Jun 18 On this day in history antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99
Jun 18 In the year 1850 richard Heuberger, composer
Jun 19 Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina in the year 1850.
Jun 24 Horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member in the year 1850.
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 In the year 1850 british ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
Jun 29 On this day in history joseph Paul Skelly, composer
Jul 01 On this day in history at least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay
Jul 02 Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus on this day in history.
Jul 02 Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1850 alfredo Kiel, composer
Jul 04 On this day in history ole Olsen, composer
Jul 07 Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia in the year 1850.
Jul 09 In the year 1850 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 In the year 1850 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 Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30) on this day in history.
Jul 14 1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration in the year 1850.
Jul 14 The first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration on this day in history.
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 In the year 1850 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 Airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die) on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history giovanni Ossoli, Italian marquis/revolutionary, drowned
Jul 23 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office in the year 1850.
Jul 25 Gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River) in the year 1850.
Jul 28 In the year 1850 stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71
Aug 03 In the year 1850 paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)