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Historical Events In 1849

Monday, 16 May 2022

Nov 16   In the year 1849 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 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 in the year 1849.  

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   In the year 1849 conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69  

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

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

Dec 18   On this day in history william Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope  

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

Dec 22   Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism) in the year 1849.  

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 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 in the year 1849.  

Dec 28   M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect in the year 1849.  

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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   In the year 1849 birth of oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house)  

Jan 12   Jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935) was born in the year 1849.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1849 birth of lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father  

Famous Deaths In 1849

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   In the year 1849 jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83  

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   In the year 1849 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

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   Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history alexander Ernst Fesca, composer, dies at 28  

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