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Historical Events In 1849

Friday, 20 September 2019

Nov 16   On this day in history 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.  

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

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

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   In the year 1849 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   1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston) in the year 1849.  

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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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   Jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935) was born in the year 1849.  

Jan 18   Edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03) was born in the year 1849.  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83  

Jan 16   On this day in history wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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