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Historical Events In 1854

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history james Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)  

Jan 01   In the year 1854 lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford PA)  

Jan 01   Lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford, Penn) in the year 1854.  

Jan 04   In the year 1854 the McDonald Islands are discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang.  

Jan 05   In the year 1854 steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die  

Jan 06   On this day in history sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

Jan 09   On this day in history astor Library opens in New York City NY  

Jan 09   Astor Library opens in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer in the year 1854.  

Jan 13   Anthony Foss patents accordion on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history anthony Foss patents the accordion  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW México  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1854 the Cardiff schooner Catherine o'Flanagan, stranded near Tyrella, in Dundrum Bay, Northern Ireland. Although the ship did not suffer much damage in the stranding the crew had abandoned her before she hit the shore and were drowned in the breakers.  

Jan 25   Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bednost ne Porok," premieres in Moscow in the year 1854.  

Jan 29   On this day in history willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Jan 30   In the year 1854 1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast  

Jan 30   The first election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast in the year 1854.  

Jan 31   On this day in history dutch KNMI established (Royal Meteorological Institute)  

Feb 01   On this day in history fire destroys Parliament Buildings at Quebec; government transfers to Toronto; hastens the decision to move to Ottawa  

Feb 02   In the year 1854 pope Pius IX encyclical "On persecution of Armenians"  

Feb 04   Alvan Bovay proposes name "Republican Party," Ripon, Wisc on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Alvan Bovay proposes the name "Republican Party," Ripon WI in the year 1854.  

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician in the year 1854.  

Feb 11   Major streets lit by coal gas for 1st time in the year 1854.  

Feb 11   In the year 1854 major streets lit by coal gas for first time  

Feb 16   On this day in history franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres  

Feb 16   Oscar Fetras, composer in the year 1854.  

Feb 17   On this day in history british recognize independence of Orange Free State (South Africa)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 06   Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

Jan 10   In the year 1854 birth of peter Gast, composer  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

Jan 29   Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian was born in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born in the year 1854.  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1854 death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

Jan 09   In the year 1854 filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies in the year 1854.  

Feb 04   In the year 1854 carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66  

Feb 17   On this day in history hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

Apr 06   William Strickland, US architect, dies on this day in history.  

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