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Historical Events In 1854

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

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

Jan 01   Lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford, Penn) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Astor Library opens in New York City NY in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   In the year 1854 astor Library opens in NYC  

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

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer in the year 1854.  

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

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

Jan 18   Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW México on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1854.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   Franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres in the year 1854.  

Feb 16   Oscar Fetras, composer in the year 1854.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   Peter Gast, composer was born in the year 1854.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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