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Historical Events In 1854

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1854 james Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)  

Jan 01   On this day in history lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford PA)  

Jan 01   On this day in history lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford, Penn)  

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

Jan 05   Steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die in the year 1854.  

Jan 06   In the year 1854 sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

Jan 09   Astor Library opens in New York City NY on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1854 astor Library opens in NYC  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1854 peter Gast, composer  

Jan 13   On this day in history anthony Foss patents accordion  

Jan 13   Anthony Foss patents the accordion in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW México in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   On this day in history filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   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 in the year 1854.  

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

Jan 29   Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 31   Dutch KNMI established (Royal Meteorological Institute) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1854.  

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   Composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine in the year 1854.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1854 major streets lit by coal gas for 1st time  

Feb 11   Major streets lit by coal gas for first time on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1854 franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres  

Feb 16   Oscar Fetras, composer in the year 1854.  

Feb 17   British recognize independence of Orange Free State (South Africa) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1854 birth of sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

Jan 09   In the year 1854 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   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born in the year 1854.  

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

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

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born on this day in history.  

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   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1854.  

Mar 11   In the year 1854 death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

Apr 06   On this day in history william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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