On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Richet, French physiologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1913 for work on anaphylaxis), born in Paris, France (d. 1935)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis-Philippe, Duke of Chartres, the last King of France (1830-48), dies in exile in England at 76
1850 Highlights

About August 26, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo