On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer and organist, born in Hammerfest, Finnmark (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? 170 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer