Historical Events In 1853
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Dec 14 Salvador Diaz Miron, Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas) on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies
Dec 17 Herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby) on this day in history.
Dec 21 Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter) on this day in history.
Dec 22 Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor in the year 1853.
Dec 23 Giacomo Puccini, Italy, composer on this day in history.
Dec 30 A dinner party is held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Sir Richard Owen in south London on this day in history.
Dec 30 Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer in the year 1853.
Dec 30 Gadsden Purchase 45,000 mi (120,000 km) by Gila River from Mexico for $10 million. Area is now southern Arizona & New Mexico in the year 1853.
Dec 30 The US purchases 30,000 square miles of land from Mexico in what is now southern New Mexico and Arizona. The Gadsden Purchase cost the US $10 million on this day in history.