1851 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1848 1849 185018511852 1853 1854

Events

Births

  • January 17 – A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)
  • January 19 – Jacobus Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer (d. 1922)
  • February 8 – Kate Chopin, American writer (d. 1904)
  • March 27Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931)
  • April 21 – Charles Barrois, French geologist (d. 1939)
  • May 6 – Aristide Bruant, French cabaret singer and comedian (d. 1925)
  • May 20 – Emil Berliner, telephone and recording pioneer (d. 1929)
  • August 14 – Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter (d. 1887)
  • October 2 – Ferdinand Foch, French commander of allied forces in World War I (d. 1929)
  • October 31 – Princess Louise of Sweden
  • Robert Abbe, American surgeon (d. 1928)
  • Ruperto Chapí, Spanish zarzuelist
  • Tom Morris, Jr., Scottish golfer (d. 1875)

Deaths

Art, music, theatre, and literature


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