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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1848 1849 185018511852 1853 1854
1851 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
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Countries:     AustraliaCanadaFrance – Germany – Ireland – Mexico – Netherlands – New ZealandNorwaySouth Africa – Spain – UKUSA
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
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1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar).

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Events of 1851

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January–June

May 1: Great Exhibition in Hyde Park

July–September

May 15: Rama IV crowned.

October–December

September 18: NYT is founded.

Undated

  • St. Paul's College, Hong Kong is founded.
  • Western Union is founded.
  • The population of Britain reaches 21 million.
  • 6.3 million people live in cities of 20,000 or more in England and Wales. Cities of 20,000 or more account for 35% of the total English population.
  • Labouring Classes Lodging Houses Act permitted local authorities to appoint commissioners to erect or purchase houses for the working classes. Little used.[2]
  • Huddersfield Weekly Examiner commences publication.

Ongoing events

Births

1851 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1851
MDCCCLI
Ab urbe condita 2604
Armenian calendar 1300
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Bahá'í calendar 7 – 8
Bengali calendar 1258
Berber calendar 2801
Buddhist calendar 2395
Burmese calendar 1213
Byzantine calendar 7359 – 7360
Chinese calendar 庚戌年十一月廿九日
(4487/4547-11-29)
— to —
辛亥年十一月初十日
(4488/4548-11-10)
Coptic calendar 1567 – 1568
Ethiopian calendar 1843 – 1844
Hebrew calendar 56115612
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1906 – 1907
 - Shaka Samvat 1773 – 1774
 - Kali Yuga 4952 – 4953
Holocene calendar 11851
Iranian calendar 1229 – 1230
Islamic calendar 1267 – 1268
Japanese calendar Kaei 4
(嘉永4年)
Korean calendar 4184
Thai solar calendar 2394

January–June

July–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Notes

  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1851 (Russia)" (Julian calendar, starting Tuesday), webpage: Julian-1851 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).
  2. ^ Chris Cock The Longman Companion to Britain in the Nineteenth Century 1815 – 1914 (London & New York: Longman, 1999) p. 125

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  - 1850s -  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1848 1849 1850 - 1851 - 1852 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 27 - Vincent 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


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