On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, organist, and military bandleader, born in Hammerfest, Finnmark, Norway (d. 1927)

Famous Deaths

  • William Kirby, English entomologist and original member of the Linnean Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society, dies at 90
1850 Highlights

About July 4, 1850

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer