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Historical Events In 1851

Monday, 16 December 2019

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   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   In the year 1851 louis Napoleon takes power in France  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1851.  

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

Nov 14   "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1851 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal  

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

Nov 22   On this day in history the opera "La Perle Du Br‚sil" is produced (Paris)  

Dec 02   Newly-elected French President Charles Louis Bonaparte overthrows the Second Republic in the year 1851.  

Dec 04   Pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France on this day in history.  

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   Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries in the year 1851.  

Dec 10   In the year 1851 the birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history the first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.  

Dec 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1851 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   On this day in history birth of david Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)  

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

Jan 25   Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)  

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   On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)  

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 in the year 1851.  

Jan 24   Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 in the year 1851.  

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