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Historical Events In 1849

Friday, 10 July 2020

Nov 16   A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna  

Nov 22   On this day in history friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War)  

Nov 24   Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book (My Secret Garden) in the year 1849.  

Nov 24   The birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history the Father of the Tractor John Froelich, the inventor of the first gasoline-powered farm tractor, was born in Froelich, Iowa. Froelich's tractor, completed in 1892, featured a Van Duzen one-cylinder gasoline engine mounted on wooden beams to operate a threshing machine  

Nov 29   On this day in history ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode)  

Dec 06   On this day in history harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland  

Dec 08   In the year 1849 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples  

Dec 11   In the year 1849 ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)  

Dec 14   In the year 1849 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)  

Dec 14   In the year 1849 conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 14   First chamber music group in US gives their first concert (Boston) in the year 1849.  

Dec 18   On this day in history william Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope  

Dec 18   William Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation in the year 1849.  

Dec 21   1st US skating club formed (Phila) in the year 1849.  

Dec 21   James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   In the year 1849 fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)  

Dec 22   In the year 1849 the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.  

Dec 22   In the year 1849 writer (Crime and Punishmen)Fyodor Dostoevsky is led before a firing squad and prepared for execution. He had been convicted and sentenced to death on November 16 for allegedly taking part in reprieved and sent into exile.  

Dec 26   Samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe) in the year 1849.  

Dec 28   Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck in the year 1849.  

Dec 28   On this day in history m Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect  

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Famous Birthdays In 1849

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of john Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)  

Jan 11   In the year 1849 birth of oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house)  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935)  

Jan 18   In the year 1849 birth of edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03)  

Jan 22   August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia) was born in the year 1849.  

Feb 02   Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history birth of lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father  

Famous Deaths In 1849

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83 in the year 1849.  

Jan 16   In the year 1849 wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69  

Jan 26   In the year 1849 death of thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45  

Feb 08   France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 in the year 1849.  

Feb 09   Corneille Vander Planken, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1849.  

Feb 13   Christian Rummel, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1849.  

Feb 15   Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 in the year 1849.  

Feb 22   In the year 1849 alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28  

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