Historical Events In 1850
Sunday, 07 March 2021
Apr 07 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Apr 08 SF County Govt established in the year 1850.
Apr 08 William Henry Welch, US, pathologist (founded John Hopkins) in the year 1850.
Apr 09 On this day in history herman Zumpe, composer
Apr 09 William Prout, physician/chemist, dies in the year 1850.
Apr 15 In the year 1850 city of San Francisco incorporated
Apr 15 In the year 1850 john Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president
Apr 16 On this day in history herbert Baxter Adams, US, historian (American Historical Assn)
Apr 16 In the year 1850 marie [Gresholtz] Tussaud, maker of wax figures, dies
Apr 19 On this day in history edward John Gregory, painter/engraver
Apr 20 Daniel Chester, French/American sculptor (Minute Man) on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1850 william Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80
Apr 24 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1850.
Apr 25 On this day in history paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices
May 01 In the year 1850 john Geary becomes 1st SF mayor
May 01 John Geary becomes first San Fransisco mayor on this day in history.
May 09 Louis-Joseph Gay-Lussac, chemist/physicist, dies on this day in history.
May 10 Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea) in the year 1850.
May 11 On this day in history work starts on 1st brick building in SF
May 11 Work starts on first brick building in San Fransisco in the year 1850.
May 16 Arthur Henry Mann, organist/composer on this day in history.
May 17 Antonio Scontrino, composer in the year 1850.
May 18 Oliver Heaviside, London, physicist (predicted ionosphere) on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1850 eaton Faning, composer
May 21 In the year 1850 washington Navy Yard begins work on first castings for the Dahlgren guns
May 22 Johann Schrammel, composer on this day in history.
May 24 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on this day in history.
May 24 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 in the year 1850.
May 26 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force) on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history mormon Temple in Nauvoo IL destroyed by tornado
May 27 On this day in history mormon Temple in Nauvoo Illinois destroyed by tornado
Jun 04 Empire Engine Company No 1 organized in the year 1850.
Jun 04 In the year 1850 willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange, dies at 74
Jun 06 On this day in history karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)