Historical Events In 1849
Saturday, 15 August 2020
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 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna
Nov 22 Friedrich von Bernhardi, Ger historian (Germany & the Next War) in the year 1849.
Nov 24 Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book (My Secret Garden) in the year 1849.
Nov 24 The birth of Frances Burnett, British novelist in the year 1849.
Nov 24 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 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1849 ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode)
Dec 06 On this day in history harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland
Dec 08 On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples
Dec 11 Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman) in the year 1849.
Dec 14 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston) in the year 1849.
Dec 14 On this day in history conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69
Dec 14 First chamber music group in US gives their first concert (Boston) in the year 1849.
Dec 18 William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope on this day in history.
Dec 18 William Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope in the year 1849.
Dec 19 In the year 1849 henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation
Dec 21 In the year 1849 1st US skating club formed (Phila)
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 In the year 1849 the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.
Dec 22 On this day in history 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.
Dec 26 Samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe) on this day in history.
Dec 28 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck in the year 1849.
Dec 28 M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect on this day in history.