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Historical Events In 1850

Monday, 09 December 2019

Oct 17   James Young obtains a patent for the extraction of paraffin from shale, the beginning of the paraffin industry in West Lothian in the year 1850.  

Oct 17   Knickerbocker Engine Co Number 5 organized on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Francis Thome, composer in the year 1850.  

Oct 19   On this day in history annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat  

Nov 05   Ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69 in the year 1850.  

Nov 06   In the year 1850 1st Hawaiian fire engine  

Nov 06   Yerba Buena and Angel Islands (San Francisco Bay) reserved for military use in the year 1850.  

Nov 08   In the year 1850 karel Komzak, composer  

Nov 09   On this day in history lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist  

Nov 13   In the year 1850 robert Louis Stevenson, Scotland, author (Treasure Island)  

Nov 13   In the year 1850 the birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, British author  

Nov 19   Alfred Tennyson becomes England's Poet Laureate until his death in 1892 in the year 1850.  

Nov 19   On this day in history lord Tennyson becomes British poet laureate  

Nov 20   On this day in history arthor Goring Thomas, composer  

Nov 26   Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, signed in Olomouc means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer in the year 1850.  

Dec 13   In the year 1850 g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

Dec 16   In the year 1850 fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)  

Dec 16   On this day in history history of New Zealand: The Charlotte-Jane and the Randolph bring the first of the Canterbury Pilgrims to Lyttelton.  

Dec 20   On this day in history hawaiian post office established  

Dec 21   On this day in history zdenek Fibich, composer  

Dec 27   On this day in history hawaiian Fire Department established  

Dec 27   Hawaiian Fire Dept established in the year 1850.  

Dec 28   In the year 1850 rangoon Burma, destroyed by fire  

Dec 28   Rangoon, Burma, destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer 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   On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha)  

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   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   Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54 in the year 1850.  

Jan 26   On this day in history francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies  

Jan 27   In the year 1850 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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