What Happened in 1851

Significant Events

  • May 29 Sojourner Truth addresses 1st Black Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio
  • Aug 12 American inventor Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine
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World Leaders in 1851

Famous People in 1851

Would You Believe?

1st baseball uniforms worn, NY Knickerbockers wear straw hat, white shirt & blue long trousers

On June 3, 1851