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Historical Events In 1854

Thursday, 19 May 2022

May 30   The U S territories of Nebraska and Kansas are established on this day in history.  

May 31   Vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34 in the year 1854.  

Jun 09   On this day in history gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)  

Jun 10   On this day in history georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved  

Jun 10   In the year 1854 georg F.B. Reiman proposes that space is curved  

Jun 10   The U.S. Naval Academy holds its first graduation in Annapolis, Maryland in the year 1854.  

Jun 13   In the year 1854 charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine)  

Jun 14   In the year 1854 frederik Rung, composer  

Jun 18   Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist in the year 1854.  

Jun 19   Alfredo Catalani, composer in the year 1854.  

Jun 21   On this day in history first Victoria Cross won during bombardment of Bomarsund in the Aland Islands.  

Jun 23   On this day in history antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use  

Jun 26   Robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20) in the year 1854.  

Jun 29   On this day in history gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million  

Jun 29   Netherlands allows corporal punishment in the year 1854.  

Jul 04   Heinrich Zollner, composer in the year 1854.  

Jul 04   Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72 in the year 1854.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 1st Republican state convention (Ripon Wisc)  

Jul 06   On this day in history the first Republican state convention, Ripon, Wisc  

Jul 12   George Eastman, Waterville NY, inventor (Kodak camera) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   The birth of George Eastman, American pioneer in photography in the year 1854.  

Jul 13   US forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer  

Jul 15   Wincenty Studzinski, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Abbas Hilmi I, viceroy of Egypt, dies at about 41 in the year 1854.  

Jul 19   Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history j R Hind discovers asteroid #30 Urania  

Jul 29   Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education) in the year 1854.  

Jul 31   Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12) in the year 1854.  

Aug 02   In the year 1854 francis Marion Crawford, British author  

Aug 03   In the year 1854 fernand de La Tombelle, composer  

Aug 04   The Hinomaru is established as the official flag to be flown from Japanese ships in the year 1854.  

Aug 06   Congress passes Confiscation Act on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges  

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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   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 in the year 1854.  

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

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

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

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)  

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 in the year 1854.  

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

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   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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