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Historical Events In 1851

Friday, 26 February 2021

Oct 16   On this day in history james Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake)  

Oct 21   George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93) in the year 1851.  

Oct 23   In the year 1851 guillaume Couture, composer  

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

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

Oct 30   Alfred de Mussets "Bettine," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37  

Nov 02   On this day in history louis Napoleon takes power in France  

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   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 09   In the year 1851 kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.  

Nov 11   On this day in history alvan Clark patents telescope  

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

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 in the year 1851.  

Nov 20   Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1851.  

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   On this day in history 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   Pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1851 1st Young Men's Christian Association in North America (Montreal)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 29   In the year 1851 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 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   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   On this day in history birth of johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer  

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

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 in the year 1851.  

Famous Deaths In 1851

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 death of esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1851.  

Jan 24   On this day in history gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76  

Jan 27   John James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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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