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Historical Events In 1849

Monday, 21 January 2019

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

Nov 22   Friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   The birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist in the year 1849.  

Nov 24   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 in the year 1849.  

Nov 29   Ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland in the year 1849.  

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

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   Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1849.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1849 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   In the year 1849 henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation  

Dec 21   On this day in history 1st US skating club formed (Phila)  

Dec 21   James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal) in the year 1849.  

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 in the year 1849.  

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   In the year 1849 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   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   In the year 1849 birth of john Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1849 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   On this day in history birth of pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921)  

Feb 04   Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux) was born in the year 1849.  

Feb 13   Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1849.  

Feb 08   On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

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

Feb 13   Christian Rummel, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 22   Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28 in the year 1849.  

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