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Historical Events Happened In 1850

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Oct 17   James Young obtains a patent for the extraction of paraffin from shale, the beginning of the paraffin industry in West Lothian on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history knickerbocker Engine Co Number 5 organized  

Oct 18   On this day in history francis Thome, composer  

Oct 19   Annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69  

Nov 06   1st Hawaiian fire engine on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Yerba Buena and Angel Islands (San Francisco Bay) reserved for military use on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history karel Komzak, composer  

Nov 09   On this day in history lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist  

Nov 13   On this day in history robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland, author (Treasure Island)  

Nov 13   The birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, British author on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history alfred Tennyson becomes England's Poet Laureate until his death in 1892  

Nov 19   On this day in history lord Tennyson becomes British poet laureate  

Nov 20   Arthor Goring Thomas, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929)  

Nov 29   The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, signed in Olomouc means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer  

Dec 13   On this day in history g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

Dec 16   Fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   History of New Zealand: The Charlotte-Jane and the Randolph bring the first of the Canterbury Pilgrims to Lyttelton on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history hawaiian post office established  

Dec 21   On this day in history zdenek Fibich, composer  

Dec 27   Hawaiian Fire Department established on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history hawaiian Fire Dept established  

Dec 28   Rangoon Burma, destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history rangoon, Burma, destroyed by fire  

Dec 29   On this day in history tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1850

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist (New Era)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha)  

Jan 10   John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

Jan 14   Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1850

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, dies at 93  

Jan 20   Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54  

Jan 26   Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 27   J Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/writer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln  

Feb 25   On this day in history death of daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)