On This Day

Historical Events in February 1851

  • Feb 6 Robert Schumann's 3rd Symphony "Rhenisch" premieres in Dusseldorf
  • Feb 11 1st cricket 1st-class game in Australia, Tasmania v Victoria, Launceston
  • Feb 15 Black abolitionists invade Boston courtroom rescuing a fugitive slave
  • Feb 26 13th Grand National: Terry Abbott wins aboard Irish stallion Abd-El-Kader at 7/1; first dual winner and first to win back-to-back