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Historical Events In 1854

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

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

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   In the year 1854 steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die  

Jan 06   Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle) in the year 1854.  

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

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   In the year 1854 anthony Foss patents accordion  

Jan 13   In the year 1854 anthony Foss patents the accordion  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history the first election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast  

Jan 31   In the year 1854 dutch KNMI established (Royal Meteorological Institute)  

Feb 01   Fire destroys Parliament Buildings at Quebec; government transfers to Toronto; hastens the decision to move to Ottawa in the year 1854.  

Feb 02   Pope Pius IX encyclical "On persecution of Armenians" in the year 1854.  

Feb 04   On this day in history alvan Bovay proposes name "Republican Party," Ripon, Wisc  

Feb 04   On this day in history alvan Bovay proposes the name "Republican Party," Ripon WI  

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   On this day in history aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

Jan 29   In the year 1854 birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

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   On this day in history juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

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

Feb 17   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 in the year 1854.  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1854 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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