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Historical Events In 1851

Sunday, 17 February 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   In the year 1851 william Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus  

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus on this day in history.  

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 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   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   Alvan Clark patents telescope on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 21   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris) in the year 1851.  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history 1st Young Men's Christian Association in North America (Montreal)  

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1851.  

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

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

Dec 24   On this day in history fire devastates Library of Congress in Wash, destroys 35,000 volumes  

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Washington destroys 35,000 volumes in the year 1851.  

Dec 29   On this day in history 1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)  

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

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

Jan 19   David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1851 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   In the year 1851 birth of rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)  

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   On this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1851 gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

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   In the year 1851 anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

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