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Historical Events In 1850

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Feb 18   George Henschel, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1850 isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)  

Feb 27   Henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec in the year 1850.  

Feb 28   Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist) in the year 1850.  

Feb 28   On this day in history the University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah.  

Mar 05   On this day in history daniel Brink Towner, composer  

Mar 05   The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1850 daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850  

Mar 07   On this day in history tomĂ©s G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)  

Mar 09   Alexandre Luigini, composer in the year 1850.  

Mar 10   Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College in the year 1850.  

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   In the year 1850 woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)  

Mar 11   In the year 1850 women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school)  

Mar 12   1st US $20 gold piece issued in the year 1850.  

Mar 12   On this day in history uS $20 gold piece first issued  

Mar 13   In the year 1850 emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer  

Mar 16   On this day in history nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published  

Mar 18   American Express company formed in Buffalo, New York on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo in the year 1850.  

Mar 19   Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1850.  

Mar 21   Miguel Pedrorena, American settler on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1850 edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)  

Mar 27   In the year 1850 wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53  

Mar 29   Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die in the year 1850.  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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.  

Mar 31   John Calhoun, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history uS population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%))  

Mar 31   US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%)) on this day in history.  

Apr 01   SF County Govt established in the year 1850.  

Apr 03   Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75 in the year 1850.  

Apr 04   On this day in history city of Los Angeles incorporated  

Apr 07   In the year 1850 william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87  

Apr 08   In the year 1850 sF County Govt established  

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Famous Birthdays In 1850

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher was born in the year 1850.  

Jan 06   Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist (New Era) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha) was born in the year 1850.  

Jan 10   John Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891) was born in the year 1850.  

Jan 11   J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist was born in the year 1850.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor  

Famous Deaths In 1850

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1850 raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76  

Jan 14   Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54  

Jan 26   Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies in the year 1850.  

Jan 27   On this day in history j Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/writer, dies at 85  

Feb 01   In the year 1850 death of edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln  

Feb 25   Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782) died on this day in history.  

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