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Historical Events In 1851

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Feb 25   In the year 1851 ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53  

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

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

Mar 04   In the year 1851 michael Henkel, composer, dies at 70  

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   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   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto," premieres in Venice in the year 1851.  

Mar 15   Jozef Surzynski, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history roque Saenz Pena, pres of Argentina (1910-14)  

Mar 21   Yosemite Valley discovered in California on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer  

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

Apr 07   Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer in the year 1851.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 15   In the year 1851 earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary  

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

Apr 23   Canada issues its 1st postage stamps on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1851.  

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   In the year 1851 great Exhibition opens in London's Hyde Park, at Crystal Palace  

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 in the year 1851.  

May 04   In the year 1851 1st major SF fire  

May 04   On this day in history the first major San Fransisco fire  

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   In the year 1851 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 in the year 1851.  

Jan 19   David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford) was born in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)  

Jan 25   Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1851 death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)  

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

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

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

Feb 16   Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

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