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Historical Events In 1851

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Jul 23   On this day in history charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion)  

Jul 23   Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians & US in the year 1851.  

Jul 24   Window tax abolished in Britain in the year 1851.  

Jul 28   First ever photograph of a total eclipse of the Sun made on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history total solar eclipse captured on a daguerreotype photograph  

Jul 29   A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #15 Eunomia in the year 1851.  

Jul 29   Annibale de Gasparis discovers asteroid 15 Eunomia in the year 1851.  

Aug 03   Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader on this day in history.  

Aug 12   1st America's Cup-US schooner America beats British yacht Aurora on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Isaac Singer granted patent for his sewing machine in the year 1851.  

Aug 13   In the year 1851 john Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937  

Aug 15   In the year 1851 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat)  

Aug 17   Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist in the year 1851.  

Aug 19   On this day in history frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11)  

Aug 19   In the year 1851 gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 22   On this day in history gold fields discovered in Australia  

Aug 22   Yacht "America" wins first Royal Yacht Squadron Cup (America's Cup) in the year 1851.  

Aug 25   [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1851 willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer  

Sep 04   In the year 1851 john Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house member  

Sep 13   Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever in the year 1851.  

Sep 15   In the year 1851 emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)  

Sep 15   On this day in history saint Joseph's University is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

Sep 18   New York Times publishes for the first time on this day in history.  

Sep 18   On this day in history new York Times starts publishing (2 cents a copy)  

Sep 18   NY Times starts publishing on this day in history.  

Sep 22   The city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines in the year 1851.  

Sep 28   Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   1st Hawaiian stamps issued in the year 1851.  

Oct 01   The first Hawaiian stamps issued in the year 1851.  

Oct 02   Ferdinand Foch, France, responsible for Allies winning WW I in the year 1851.  

Oct 02   The pasilalinic-sympathetic compass is demonstrated but proves to be a fake in the year 1851.  

Oct 15   George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake) 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   Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer was born in the year 1851.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of a. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)  

Jan 19   In the year 1851 birth of david Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1851 birth of arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)  

Jan 25   In the year 1851 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1851 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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