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Historical Events In 1851

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Oct 21   George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus in the year 1851.  

Oct 24   William Lassell discovers Ariel andUmbriel, satellites of Uranus in the year 1851.  

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1851.  

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   Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Alvan Clark patents telescope in the year 1851.  

Nov 13   In the year 1851 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"  

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

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

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

Dec 04   In the year 1851 pres Louis Napolean Boaparte forces crush a coup d'etat in France  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 24   Fire devastates Library of Congress in Wash, destroys 35,000 volumes on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1851.  

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

Jan 14   Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer was born in the year 1851.  

Jan 17   In the year 1851 birth of a. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)  

Jan 19   In the year 1851 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   Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg) was born on this day in history.  

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   Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) died on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1851 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

Jan 19   In the year 1851 death of esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   On this day in history gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

Jan 24   In the year 1851 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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