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Historical Events In 1849

Sunday, 21 July 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1849 friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna  

Nov 22   Friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War) in the year 1849.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1849.  

Dec 19   In the year 1849 henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation  

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

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1849.  

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   On this day in history birth of august Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)  

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   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 in the year 1849.  

Jan 16   Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

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