On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1850

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Lane patents gas mask with a breathing apparatus

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert Peel

Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62

British Prime Minister Robert Peel
British Prime Minister
Robert Peel

1850 Highlights

About July 2, 1850

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer