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Historical Events In 1851

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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   In the year 1851 guillaume Couture, composer  

Oct 24   In the year 1851 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 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 10   In the year 1851 melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   J M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam & Speed), dies at 76 in the year 1851.  

Dec 22   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1851.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   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   Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805) died in the year 1851.  

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

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   Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53 in the year 1851.  

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

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