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Historical Events In 1851

Friday, 19 July 2019

May 17   Jean E "Adrian" van Bevervoorde, journalist (Treason), dies at 31 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1851 saint John New Brunswick, the launch of the sailing ship Marco Polo; reputed to be the fastest ship in the world.  

May 18   Amsterdam-Nieuwediep telegraph connection linked on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record)  

May 21   In the year 1851 gold discovered in Australia  

May 21   Leon Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920) on this day in history.  

May 23   Antoni Stolpe, composer in the year 1851.  

May 23   Lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69 in the year 1851.  

May 24   Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

May 28   Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880's) in the year 1851.  

May 28   Sojourner Truth attends Women's Rights Convention on this day in history.  

May 29   Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920) in the year 1851.  

Jun 02   1st US alcohol prohibition law enacted (Maine) on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1851 maine becomes the first state in the Union to enact a law prohibiting alcohol  

Jun 02   The first US alcohol prohibition law enacted (Maine) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   1st baseball uniforms worn, NY Knickerbockers wear straw hat, white shirt & blue long trousers on this day in history.  

Jun 03   The first baseball uniforms worn. Knickerbockers wear straw hat, white shirt &blue long trousers in the year 1851.  

Jun 09   San Francisco Committee of Vigilance forms in the year 1851.  

Jun 09   SF Committee of Vigilance forms (1st time) in the year 1851.  

Jun 12   Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer in the year 1851.  

Jun 15   In the year 1851 jacob Fussell, Baltimore dairyman, sets up 1st ice-cream factory  

Jun 15   Jacob Fussell, Baltimore dairyman, sets up first ice-cream factory on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop  

Jun 22   Fire destroys part of San Francisco in the year 1851.  

Jun 22   In the year 1851 fire destroys part of SF  

Jul 04   In the year 1851 martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67  

Jul 05   Juanita, Mexican, lynched by Calif gold diggers in the year 1851.  

Jul 07   In the year 1851 lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic  

Jul 08   Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete) in the year 1851.  

Jul 08   The birth of Arthur Evans, English archaeologist in the year 1851.  

Jul 11   Millie & Christine, NC, siamese twins on this day in history.  

Jul 13   John F Loudon discovers tin on East Indian Island of Billiton on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history beni Egressy, composer, dies at 37  

Jul 19   Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer (head of Jut) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1851 birth of theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer  

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 in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 25   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar) was born in the year 1851.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1851

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805) died in the year 1851.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   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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