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Historical Events In 1854

Monday, 21 June 2021

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer in the year 1854.  

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

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 in the year 1854.  

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

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   In the year 1854 willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history the first election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast  

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

Feb 01   Broad Street cholera outbreak in England killing 616 people on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1854 alvan Bovay proposes the name "Republican Party," Ripon WI  

Feb 04   On this day in history carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66  

Feb 06   In the year 1854 composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 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   In the year 1854 franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres  

Feb 16   On this day in history oscar Fetras, composer  

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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   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1854 filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

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

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

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   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died in the year 1854.  

Apr 06   In the year 1854 william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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