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Historical Events In 1849

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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   Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman) in the year 1849.  

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

Dec 14   Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1849.  

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

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

Dec 21   On this day in history james Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal)  

Dec 22   On this day in history fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1849 samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe)  

Dec 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03)  

Jan 22   August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1849 birth of jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)  

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   Jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 in the year 1849.  

Jan 26   Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45 died in the year 1849.  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer, dies at 76  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44  

Feb 22   Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28 on this day in history.  

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