Historical Events In 1850
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Feb 18 In the year 1850 george Henschel, composer
Feb 22 Isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium) in the year 1850.
Feb 27 In the year 1850 henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec
Feb 28 Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist) on this day in history.
Feb 28 The University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah in the year 1850.
Mar 05 Daniel Brink Towner, composer in the year 1850.
Mar 05 On this day in history the Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
Mar 07 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1850 tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)
Mar 09 On this day in history alexandre Luigini, composer
Mar 10 On this day in history mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College
Mar 11 Richard Blanshard arrives at Fort Victoria; reads proclamation establishing the new colony of Vancouver Island, with himself as the first Governor on this day in history.
Mar 11 Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school) in the year 1850.
Mar 11 On this day in history women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school)
Mar 12 In the year 1850 1st US $20 gold piece issued
Mar 12 US $20 gold piece first issued in the year 1850.
Mar 13 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1850 nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
Mar 18 On this day in history american Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
Mar 18 In the year 1850 henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo
Mar 19 In the year 1850 adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87
Mar 21 In the year 1850 miguel Pedrorena, American settler
Mar 26 In the year 1850 edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)
Mar 27 Wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53 in the year 1850.
Mar 29 In the year 1850 ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die
Mar 30 SS Theresa Jane, the storm on this night was particularly bad and the Theresa Jane was one of a number of ships lost. She went onto the rocks of Mew Island, Belfast Lough during her sailing from Liverpool to Mauritius. Seven of the crew of fifteen lost their lives on this day in history.
Mar 31 John Calhoun, dies at 68 in the year 1850.
Mar 31 In the year 1850 uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%))
Mar 31 In the year 1850 uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%))
Apr 01 On this day in history sF County Govt established
Apr 03 In the year 1850 vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75
Apr 04 In the year 1850 city of Los Angeles incorporated
Apr 07 In the year 1850 william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87
Apr 08 On this day in history sF County Govt established