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Historical Events In 1851

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Oct 21   On this day in history george Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93)  

Oct 23   On this day in history guillaume Couture, composer  

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 in the year 1851.  

Oct 30   In the year 1851 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1851 wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75  

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   In the year 1851 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   Pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France in the year 1851.  

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   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) 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   On this day in history fire devastates Library of Congress in Washington destroys 35,000 volumes  

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

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

Dec 29   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 birth of giuseppi Gallignani, composer  

Jan 14   In the year 1851 birth of theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1851 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

Jan 19   Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76 in the year 1851.  

Jan 27   In the year 1851 john James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65  

Feb 01   Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

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