On This Day

What Happened in 1851

Historical Events

1851 in Music

1851 in Sport

  • Aug 22 100 Guineas Cup is raced around Isle of Wight; US schooner 'America' beats British cutter 'Aurora' by 24 minutes; first competition for the America's Cup yachting trophy

Famous People in 1851

World Leaders in 1851

Would You Believe?

1st baseball uniforms worn when the NY Knickerbockers wear a uniform of straw hats, white shirts and blue long trousers

On June 3, 1851