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Historical Events In 1854

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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

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

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

Jan 04   The McDonald Islands are discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history astor Library opens in NYC  

Jan 09   On this day in history filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 10   On this day in history peter Gast, composer  

Jan 13   In the year 1854 anthony Foss patents accordion  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bednost ne Porok," premieres in Moscow in the year 1854.  

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   In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.  

Feb 06   Composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   On this day in history aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

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 in the year 1854.  

Feb 16   Franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Oscar Fetras, composer in the year 1854.  

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

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

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born in the year 1854.  

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

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   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 in the year 1854.  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1854.  

Feb 17   In the year 1854 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   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died on this day in history.  

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

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