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Historical Events In 1851

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Oct 16   In the year 1851 james Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake)  

Oct 21   George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93) on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Guillaume Couture, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus on this day in history.  

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902) in the year 1851.  

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   In the year 1851 alvan Clark patents telescope  

Nov 13   In the year 1851 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"  

Nov 14   "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published in the year 1851.  

Nov 18   Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80 in the year 1851.  

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

Nov 21   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal in the year 1851.  

Nov 22   Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris) in the year 1851.  

Nov 22   On this day in history the opera "La Perle Du Br‚sil" is produced (Paris)  

Dec 02   Newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1851.  

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

Dec 10   Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries in the year 1851.  

Dec 10   The birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08) in the year 1851.  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history the first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.  

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Wash, destroys 35,000 volumes on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Washington destroys 35,000 volumes on this day in history.  

Dec 29   1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston) in the year 1851.  

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

Dec 29   The first YMCA in the USA is organized in Boston in the year 1851.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1851 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   John James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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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