Historical Events in September 1849

  • Sep 1 California Constitutional Convention held in Monterey
  • Sep 3 California State Constitutional Convention convenes in Monterey
  • Sep 10 1st performance by US actor Edwin Booth (Richard III)
  • Sep 13 1st US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)

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Sep 17 Harriet Tubman 1st escapes slavery in Maryland with two of her brothers

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
  • Sep 18 De Kempenae's Dutch government resigns
  • Sep 19 1st commercial laundry established, in Oakland, California
  • Sep 29 1st passenger train service to Peekskill NY (New Haven Railroad)