The year 1850 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1850 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1850 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
17 JulyThe Harvard Observatory took the first photograph of the star.
09 SeptemberCalifornia became the 31st state of the US.
28 SeptemberThe punishment for whipping in the US Navy was abolished.
31 JanuaryThe largest mass movement started in China under the name Tae Pingha. Tae Pingha is a Chinese word which means public determination.
22 JanuaryAlta California is a daily paper first published in Calif.
28 FebruaryThe University of Utah opened in Salt Lake City Utah.
19 MarchAmerican Express was founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo.
01 AprilSF County Government was established.
01 MayJohn Geary became the first mayor of San Francisco.
04 JunePetrochemical self-deodorizing fertilizer was produced in England.
14 JulyThe first public display of freezer made ice.
23 AugustThe first American National Women's Rights Conference was held in Worcester, Massachusetts.
09 SeptemberCalifornia was accepted as the thirty-first state of the Union.
12 OctoberThe first women's medical school, the Women's Medical College of Pens) was opened.
06 NovemberYerba, Buena, and Angel Islands (SF Bay) were reserved for military use.
28 DecemberRangoon and Burma were destroyed by fire.
07 MarchIn support of the Compromise of 1850, United States Senator Daniel Webster gave his 'Seventh of March' speech, which was so unpopular among his constituency he was forced to resign.
27 MarchSan Diego, in what is now California, was the first European settlement to be incorporated as a city.
19 JuneLewis of the Netherlands married Crown Prince Carl of Sweden-Norway.
09 JulyAfter Zachri Taylor's death, Millard Filmore became the President of the United States, the last member of the Whig Party took over the office.
29 AugustThe German composer Richard Wagner's romantic opera was performed under the direction of Franz Liste in Vemar, the first, with a bridal chorus in Lohengrain.
23 OctoberThe first National Women's Rights Convention, presided over by Papulina Kelog Right Davis, was in the Worster of Massachusetts, USA.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1850 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
15 MayMembers of the 1 cavalry regiment of the United States massacred at least 135 Pomo Indians in Lake County, California.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1850 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
09 SeptemberBharatendu Harishchandra / Novelist / India
23 JanuaryAmbica Charan Mazumdar / Politician / India

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