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May 1, 1851 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • First public flushing toilets the 'Monkey Closets' unveiled by George Jennings as part of The Great Exhibition at Hyde Park, London, costing one penny
  • Great Exhibition opens in the Crystal Palace, at Hyde Park, London

Birthdays in History

  • Laza Lazarević, Serbian writer (Prvi put s ocem na jutrenje) and psychiatrist, born in Šabac, Serbia (d. 1891)
1851 in History