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Historical Events In 1851

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Oct 16   James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history william Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus  

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

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 in the year 1851.  

Nov 06   On this day in history charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902)  

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   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   In the year 1851 alvan Clark patents telescope  

Nov 13   On this day in history 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"  

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

Nov 18   Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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   The opera "La Perle Du Br‚sil" is produced (Paris) in the year 1851.  

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 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   The birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system in the year 1851.  

Dec 16   On this day in history theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08)  

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

Dec 22   The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India in the year 1851.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford) was born in the year 1851.  

Jan 19   In the year 1851 birth of johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer  

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

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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