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Historical Events In 1849

Saturday, 25 January 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 in the year 1849.  

Nov 21   Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna in the year 1849.  

Nov 22   In the year 1849 friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War)  

Nov 24   In the year 1849 frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book (My Secret Garden)  

Nov 24   In the year 1849 the birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist  

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   In the year 1849 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   On this day in history ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)  

Dec 14   On this day in history 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)  

Dec 14   On this day in history conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69  

Dec 14   On this day in history first chamber music group in US gives their first concert (Boston)  

Dec 18   William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope on this day in history.  

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

Dec 19   On this day in history henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation  

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   Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism) in the year 1849.  

Dec 22   The execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second on this day in history.  

Dec 22   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 in the year 1849.  

Dec 26   On this day in history samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe)  

Dec 28   In the year 1849 herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck  

Dec 28   In the year 1849 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   John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935) was born in the year 1849.  

Jan 11   Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1849 birth of august Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921)  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)  

Feb 13   In the year 1849 birth of lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father  

Famous Deaths In 1849

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83  

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

Jan 26   Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45 died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1849 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

Feb 09   In the year 1849 corneille Vander Planken, composer, dies at 76  

Feb 13   In the year 1849 christian Rummel, composer, dies at 61  

Feb 15   In the year 1849 pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44  

Feb 22   On this day in history alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28  

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