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Historical Events In 1851

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Roque Saenz Pena, pres of Argentina (1910-14) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1851 otto Adolf Klauwell, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1851 john Parry, composer, dies at 75  

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

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   Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist in the year 1851.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)  

May 01   Great Exhibition opens in Chrystal Palace London on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1851.  

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

May 04   The first major San Fransisco fire on this day in history.  

May 06   Dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine" on this day in history.  

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

May 06   On this day in history new slave regulations go into effect in Suriname  

May 06   In the year 1851 san Fransisco Chamber of Commerce starts  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1851

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of giuseppi Gallignani, composer  

Jan 14   Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1851 birth of johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer  

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

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

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 in the year 1851.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1851.  

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