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Historical Events In 1849

Monday, 18 March 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   On this day in history friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna  

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   The birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1849.  

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) in the year 1849.  

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 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 in the year 1849.  

Dec 19   Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation on this day in history.  

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   Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1849 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   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   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   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   On this day in history birth of august Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)  

Feb 02   Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (d. 1921) was born in the year 1849.  

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

Feb 13   Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father was born in the year 1849.  

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 in the year 1849.  

Jan 26   In the year 1849 death of thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet (Death's Jest-Book), suicide at 45  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1849.  

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