Historical Events In 1849
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Nov 16 A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor in the year 1849.
Nov 21 Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1849 friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War)
Nov 24 On this day in history frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book (My Secret Garden)
Nov 24 The birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history the Father of the Tractor John Froelich, the inventor of the first gasoline-powered farm tractor, was born in Froelich, Iowa. Froelich's tractor, completed in 1892, featured a Van Duzen one-cylinder gasoline engine mounted on wooden beams to operate a threshing machine
Nov 29 Ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode) on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland
Dec 08 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples in the year 1849.
Dec 11 Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman) in the year 1849.
Dec 14 On this day in history 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)
Dec 14 Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Dec 14 First chamber music group in US gives their first concert (Boston) in the year 1849.
Dec 18 In the year 1849 william Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope
Dec 18 In the year 1849 william Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope
Dec 19 On this day in history henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation
Dec 21 1st US skating club formed (Phila) in the year 1849.
Dec 21 James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal) in the year 1849.
Dec 22 Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism) in the year 1849.
Dec 22 The execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second on this day in history.
Dec 22 Writer (Crime and Punishmen)Fyodor Dostoevsky is led before a firing squad and prepared for execution. He had been convicted and sentenced to death on November 16 for allegedly taking part in reprieved and sent into exile on this day in history.
Dec 26 Samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe) in the year 1849.
Dec 28 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck in the year 1849.
Dec 28 In the year 1849 m Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect