Historical Events In 1850
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Feb 18 George Henschel, composer on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)
Feb 27 Henry Edwards Huntington, US, railroad exec in the year 1850.
Feb 28 Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist) on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history the University of Utah opens in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mar 05 On this day in history daniel Brink Towner, composer
Mar 05 In the year 1850 the Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
Mar 07 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1850 tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)
Mar 09 On this day in history alexandre Luigini, composer
Mar 10 Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1850 richard Blanshard arrives at Fort Victoria; reads proclamation establishing the new colony of Vancouver Island, with himself as the first Governor.
Mar 11 Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school) on this day in history.
Mar 11 Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school) in the year 1850.
Mar 12 1st US $20 gold piece issued on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1850 uS $20 gold piece first issued
Mar 13 In the year 1850 emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
Mar 16 On this day in history nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
Mar 18 In the year 1850 american Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
Mar 18 In the year 1850 henry Wells & William Fargo forms American Express in Buffalo
Mar 19 In the year 1850 adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87
Mar 21 In the year 1850 miguel Pedrorena, American settler
Mar 26 Edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward) in the year 1850.
Mar 27 In the year 1850 wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53
Mar 29 Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die in the year 1850.
Mar 30 SS Theresa Jane, the storm on this night was particularly bad and the Theresa Jane was one of a number of ships lost. She went onto the rocks of Mew Island, Belfast Lough during her sailing from Liverpool to Mauritius. Seven of the crew of fifteen lost their lives on this day in history.
Mar 31 John Calhoun, dies at 68 in the year 1850.
Mar 31 US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population 3,638,808 (15.7%)) on this day in history.
Mar 31 US population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%)) on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 1850 sF County Govt established
Apr 03 In the year 1850 vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75
Apr 04 City of Los Angeles incorporated in the year 1850.
Apr 07 In the year 1850 william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87
Apr 08 On this day in history sF County Govt established