What Year was Helium Discovered?

Helium came around because it was seen in 1868 around the sun. No one was able to find the source of the yellow line. In 1870 Lockyer had made the suggestion that is was a hypothetical element that he himself named ‘helium’. Although 25 years later William Ramsay in 1895 had confirmed the existence of the element helium. You can find more information here: