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Historical Events In 1851

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Oct 21   In the year 1851 george Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93)  

Oct 23   Guillaume Couture, composer in the year 1851.  

Oct 24   On this day in history william Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus  

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus in the year 1851.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alfred de Mussets "Bettine," premieres in Paris  

Oct 31   In the year 1851 peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37  

Nov 02   Louis Napoleon takes power in France in the year 1851.  

Nov 06   In the year 1851 charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902)  

Nov 06   U.S. Navy expedition under command of LT William Lewis Herndon, on a mission to explore the valley of the Amazon and its tributaries, reaches Iquitos in the jungle region of the upper Amazon after their departure from Lima, Peru in the year 1851.  

Nov 09   Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Alvan Clark patents telescope in the year 1851.  

Nov 13   On this day in history 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"  

Nov 14   On this day in history "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published  

Nov 18   Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1851 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal  

Nov 22   Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1851 the opera "La Perle Du Br‚sil" is produced (Paris)  

Dec 02   In the year 1851 newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic.  

Dec 04   On this day in history pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France  

Dec 09   1st Young Men's Christian Association in North America (Montreal) on this day in history.  

Dec 09   First Young Men's Christian Association in North America (Montreal) in the year 1851.  

Dec 10   Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries on this day in history.  

Dec 10   The birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system in the year 1851.  

Dec 16   Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   J M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam & Speed), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India in the year 1851.  

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Wash, destroys 35,000 volumes in the year 1851.  

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Washington destroys 35,000 volumes in the year 1851.  

Dec 29   On this day in history 1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)  

Dec 29   First Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history the first YMCA in the USA is organized in Boston.  

Dec 30   Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola in the year 1851.  

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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   In the year 1851 birth of a. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)  

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

Jan 25   Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg) was born in the year 1851.  

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   On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)  

Jan 12   Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

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

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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