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.
|The Harvard Observatory took the first photograph of the star.
|California became the 31st state of the US.
|The punishment for whipping in the US Navy was abolished.
|The largest mass movement started in China under the name Tae Pingha. Tae Pingha is a Chinese word which means public determination.
|Alta California is a daily paper first published in Calif.
|The University of Utah opened in Salt Lake City Utah.
|American Express was founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo.
|SF County Government was established.
|John Geary became the first mayor of San Francisco.
|Petrochemical self-deodorizing fertilizer was produced in England.
|The first public display of freezer made ice.
|The first American National Women's Rights Conference was held in Worcester, Massachusetts.
|California was accepted as the thirty-first state of the Union.
|The first women's medical school, the Women's Medical College of Pens) was opened.
|Yerba, Buena, and Angel Islands (SF Bay) were reserved for military use.
|Rangoon and Burma were destroyed by fire.
|In 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.
|San Diego, in what is now California, was the first European settlement to be incorporated as a city.
|Lewis of the Netherlands married Crown Prince Carl of Sweden-Norway.
|After Zachri Taylor's death, Millard Filmore became the President of the United States, the last member of the Whig Party took over the office.
|The 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.
|The first National Women's Rights Convention, presided over by Papulina Kelog Right Davis, was in the Worster of Massachusetts, USA.