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Historical Events In 1851

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Feb 25   Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1851 congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3 cent piece)  

Mar 03   In the year 1851 congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3¢ piece)  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history alexander Aliabiev, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 06   In the year 1851 dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London  

Mar 07   Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto", premieres in Venice  

Mar 11   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto," premieres in Venice on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history yosemite Valley discovered in California  

Mar 27   Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 07   Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history john Parry, composer, dies at 75  

Apr 09   Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history c E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)  

Apr 12   Emil Liebling, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1851 ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist  

Apr 23   In the year 1851 canada issues its 1st postage stamps  

Apr 23   In the year 1851 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  

Apr 24   Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria) on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history great Exhibition opens in Chrystal Palace London  

May 01   Great Exhibition opens in London's Hyde Park, at Crystal Palace on this day in history.  

May 03   Most of San Fransisco destroyed by fire; 30 die in the year 1851.  

May 03   Most of SF destroyed by fire; 30 die in the year 1851.  

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

May 04   In the year 1851 the first major San Fransisco fire  

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

May 06   Linus Yale patents Yale-lock in the year 1851.  

May 06   In the year 1851 new slave regulations go into effect in Suriname  

May 06   On this day in history san Fransisco Chamber of Commerce starts  

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Famous Birthdays In 1851

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   In the year 1851 birth of giuseppi Gallignani, composer  

Jan 14   Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer was born in the year 1851.  

Jan 17   A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1851 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 in the year 1851.  

Jan 12   Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 in the year 1851.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   In the year 1851 gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

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