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Historical Events In 1851

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Mar 03   Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin (3 cent piece) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   Michael Henkel, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1851 poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends  

Mar 11   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 jozef Surzynski, composer  

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

Mar 21   Yosemite Valley discovered in California in the year 1851.  

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   In the year 1851 otto Adolf Klauwell, composer  

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

Apr 09   Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1851.  

Apr 09   In the year 1851 c E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)  

Apr 12   On this day in history emil Liebling, composer  

Apr 15   Earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary in the year 1851.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history canada issues its 1st postage stamps  

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   Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria) in the year 1851.  

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 in the year 1851.  

May 03   On this day in history most of San Fransisco destroyed by fire; 30 die  

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

May 04   1st major SF fire on this day in history.  

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

May 06   In the year 1851 dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine"  

May 06   On this day in history linus Yale patents Yale-lock  

May 06   New slave regulations go into effect in Suriname on this day in history.  

May 06   San Fransisco Chamber of Commerce starts on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), crowned  

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Famous Birthdays In 1851

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   Giuseppi Gallignani, composer was born in the year 1851.  

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   David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer was born in the year 1851.  

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   Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega) was born in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 19   Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805) died in the year 1851.  

Jan 21   Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history john James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65  

Feb 01   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53  

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

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