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Historical Events In 1851

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Oct 16   James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake) in the year 1851.  

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

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

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

Oct 24   In the year 1851 william Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus  

Oct 30   Alfred de Mussets "Bettine," premieres in Paris in the year 1851.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 11   Alvan Clark patents telescope on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75  

Nov 21   On this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal  

Nov 22   On this day in history opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris)  

Nov 22   The opera "La Perle Du Br‚sil" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1851.  

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

Dec 22   The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1851 first Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1851 asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola  

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Famous Birthdays In 1851

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 09   Giuseppi Gallignani, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928) was born in the year 1851.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega) was born on this day in history.  

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   Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1851 gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

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