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Historical Events In 1851

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Feb 25   Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1851.  

Mar 03   On this day in history congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3 cent piece)  

Mar 03   Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3¢ piece) in the year 1851.  

Mar 04   Michael Henkel, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1851.  

Mar 06   Alexander Aliabiev, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London  

Mar 07   Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends in the year 1851.  

Mar 11   In the year 1851 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto", premieres in Venice  

Mar 11   In the year 1851 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto," premieres in Venice  

Mar 15   Jozef Surzynski, composer in the year 1851.  

Mar 19   In the year 1851 roque Saenz Pena, pres of Argentina (1910-14)  

Mar 21   In the year 1851 yosemite Valley discovered in California  

Mar 27   In the year 1851 ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer  

Apr 06   Canadian postal service transferred from British control; sets uniform postal rate of 3 pence a letter in the year 1851.  

Apr 07   On this day in history otto Adolf Klauwell, composer  

Apr 08   John Parry, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80  

Apr 09   C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies) in the year 1851.  

Apr 12   On this day in history emil Liebling, composer  

Apr 15   On this day in history earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary  

Apr 16   Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Canada issues its 1st postage stamps in the year 1851.  

Apr 23   Civil engineer Sandford Fleming 1827-1915 designs the red Three-Pence Beaver stamp issued this day; the Province of Canada's first regular postage stamp on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)  

May 01   Great Exhibition opens in Chrystal Palace London in the year 1851.  

May 01   Great Exhibition opens in London's Hyde Park, at Crystal Palace in the year 1851.  

May 03   Most of San Fransisco destroyed by fire; 30 die on this day in history.  

May 03   Most of SF destroyed by fire; 30 die on this day in history.  

May 04   1st major SF fire in the year 1851.  

May 04   The first major San Fransisco fire in the year 1851.  

May 06   Dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine" in the year 1851.  

May 06   In the year 1851 linus Yale patents Yale-lock  

May 06   New slave regulations go into effect in Suriname in the year 1851.  

May 06   San Fransisco Chamber of Commerce starts in the year 1851.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1851

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   Giuseppi Gallignani, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer  

Jan 17   In the year 1851 birth of a. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of david Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer  

Jan 25   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)  

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)  

Famous Deaths In 1851

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) died on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1851 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

Jan 19   Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

Jan 24   In the year 1851 gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76  

Jan 27   In the year 1851 john James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65  

Feb 01   In the year 1851 mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53  

Feb 16   In the year 1851 anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

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