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Historical Events In 1850

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Jun 12   On this day in history jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77  

Jun 14   Fire destroys part of SF in the year 1850.  

Jun 17   Paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99  

Jun 18   Richard Heuberger, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1850 swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina  

Jun 24   On this day in history horatio Herbert Kitchener, England, original Order of Merit member  

Jun 27   In the year 1850 ivan Vazov, Bulgaria, poet/novelist/playwright (Under the Yoke)  

Jun 29   On this day in history around Nanaimo BC, coal discovered on Vancouver Island; will prove valuable for refueling Royal navy ships and CPR trains.  

Jun 29   On this day in history british ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse  

Jun 29   In the year 1850 joseph Paul Skelly, composer  

Jul 01   At least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus  

Jul 02   Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Alfredo Kiel, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history ole Olsen, composer  

Jul 07   Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia on this day in history.  

Jul 09   President Zachary Taylor , the twelfth president of the United States, died from an attack of cholera morbus, and was succeeded by Millard Fillmor on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism on this day in history.  

Jul 10   VP Fillmore becomes pres following Zachary Taylor's death in the year 1850.  

Jul 12   Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts establishment of Provincial States in the year 1850.  

Jul 13   Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration on this day in history.  

Jul 14   In the year 1850 the first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration  

Jul 15   In the year 1850 francesca Xavier Cabrini, [Mother Cabrini], 1st US saint  

Jul 15   In the year 1850 john Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's  

Jul 17   Harvard Observatory takes 1st photograph of a star (Vega) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1850 harvard Observatory takes first photograph of a star (Vega)  

Jul 19   Airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die) on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history giovanni Ossoli, Italian marquis/revolutionary, drowned  

Jul 23   17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office in the year 1850.  

Jul 25   On this day in history gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River)  

Jul 28   Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1850.  

Aug 03   Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1850

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of john Wellborn Root, American architect (d. 1891)  

Jan 11   J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts) was born in the year 1850.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist  

Jan 13   In the year 1850 birth of leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

Jan 14   Jean de Reszke, [Jan Mieczyslaw], Polish tenor was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1850 anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, dies at 93  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet (b. 1779)  

Jan 22   Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1850 francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

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   On this day in history death of daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)  

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