Historical Events For 1850
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Jun 12 Jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99
Jun 18 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jun 27 Ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke) in the year 1850.
Jun 29 Around Nanaimo BC, coal discovered on Vancouver Island; will prove valuable for refueling Royal navy ships and CPR trains on this day in history.
Jun 29 British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse in the year 1850.
Jun 29 In the year 1850 joseph Paul Skelly, composer
Jul 01 In the year 1850 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 On this day in history robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62
Jul 03 On this day in history alfredo Kiel, composer
Jul 04 In the year 1850 ole Olsen, composer
Jul 07 Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia on this day in history.
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 in the year 1850.
Jul 12 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States
Jul 13 Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30) in the year 1850.
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 In the year 1850 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 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 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.