This page lists news articles and events for the year 1850.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: Mathias Angel settles on the Indian site which came to be known as Angel Mounds
- July 9:
- Event: President Zachary Taylor dies of gastroenteritis. For over a century, his death is rumored to be due to poison.