Blupete's History of Nova Scotia

Key Events in the History of Nova Scotia: 1850.


§The Humbolt, a steamer owed by the New York and Havre Line, was wrecked off the mouth of Halifax Harbour
§June 29: The British statesman, Robert Peel was thrown from his horse; three days later he died
§Millard Filmore (1800-1874) is sworn in as the Thirteenth President of the United States
§At Paris, Jean Foucault (1819-68) calculates the speed of light. In 1852, he constructed a gyroscope
§December 11th: At Halifax, the North Barracks went up in flames
§An act to incorporate the Halifax and Dartmouth Mutual Insurance Co.
§An act to incorporate the Carpenters' Society of Halifax
§An act Incorporate the Halifax Mechanics' Institute Company
§Kerosene Gas Light Co. Incorporated by statute
§Letters Patent granted to Thomas Robson for a "Fog Bell"
§Fugitive Slave Act (1850)

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