Chronicles of Boone County

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1851

1850's

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape. HistoryOrb.com

U.S. & World

  • Gail Borden announces invention of evaporated milk. HistoryOrb.com
  • The New York Times begins publishing a daily newspaper. HistoryOrb.com
  • Fire devastates US Library of Congress in Washington, destroys 35,000 volumes.
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