Historical Events in August 1850

  • Aug 23 1st US National Women's Rights Convention convenes in Worcester, Massachusetts

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Aug 28 Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany

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  • Aug 30 Honolulu, Hawaii, becomes a city
  • Aug 31 California pioneers organized at Montgomery & Clay Streets