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Historical Events In 1854

Thursday, 25 February 2021

May 30   The U S territories of Nebraska and Kansas are established in the year 1854.  

May 31   Vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   Georg F.B. Reiman proposes that space is curved in the year 1854.  

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

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

Jun 14   On this day in history frederik Rung, composer  

Jun 18   On this day in history edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist  

Jun 19   On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer  

Jun 21   In the year 1854 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 29   On this day in history netherlands allows corporal punishment  

Jul 04   Heinrich Zollner, composer in the year 1854.  

Jul 04   In the year 1854 karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72  

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

Jul 06   The first Republican state convention, Ripon, Wisc on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1854 abbas Hilmi I, viceroy of Egypt, dies at about 41  

Jul 19   In the year 1854 daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer  

Jul 22   J R Hind discovers asteroid #30 Urania in the year 1854.  

Jul 29   In the year 1854 georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education)  

Jul 31   In the year 1854 jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12)  

Aug 02   On this day in history francis Marion Crawford, British author  

Aug 03   Fernand de La Tombelle, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 04   The Hinomaru is established as the official flag to be flown from Japanese ships on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history congress passes Confiscation Act  

Aug 08   Smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 06   On this day in history caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80  

Mar 11   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died in the year 1854.  

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

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