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What Happened In January 1850 In History

Historical Events for January, 1850

  • 29th » Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the Congress of the United States or U.S. Congress.

Famous Birthdays on January in 1850

  • 6th » Eduard Bernstein, German politician (d. 1932)
  • 6th » Franz Xaver Scharwenka, Polish-German pianist and composer (d. 1924)
  • 10th » John Wellborn Root, American architect, designed the Rookery Building and Monadnock Building (d. 1891)
  • 11th » Joseph Charles Arthur, American botanist (d. 1942)
  • 14th » Jean de Reszke, Polish tenor (d. 1925)
  • 14th » Pierre Loti, French captain and author (d. 1923)
  • 15th » Leonard Darwin, English soldier and politician (d. 1943)
  • 15th » Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (d. 1889)
  • 15th » Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1891)
  • 17th » Alexander Taneyev, Russian composer (d. 1918)
  • 17th » Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti, Brazilian cardinal (d. 1930)
  • 27th » John Collier (artist) known as John Collier, English painter and author (d. 1934)
  • 27th » Samuel Gompers, English-American labor leader (d. 1924)
  • 27th » Edward Smith (sea captain) e.g Edward Smith, English captain (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths for January 1850

  • 20th » Adam Oehlenschl├Ąger, Danish poet (b. 1779)

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