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Historical Events In 1854

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

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

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

Jun 10   Georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history the U.S. Naval Academy holds its first graduation in Annapolis, Maryland.  

Jun 13   On this day in history charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine)  

Jun 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1854 first Victoria Cross won during bombardment of Bomarsund in the Aland Islands.  

Jun 23   Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use in the year 1854.  

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

Jun 29   Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million in the year 1854.  

Jun 29   In the year 1854 netherlands allows corporal punishment  

Jul 04   On this day in history heinrich Zollner, composer  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1854 george Eastman, Waterville NY, inventor (Kodak camera)  

Jul 12   The birth of George Eastman, American pioneer in photography on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1854 uS forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua  

Jul 14   Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer in the year 1854.  

Jul 15   On this day in history wincenty Studzinski, composer, dies at 39  

Jul 18   In the year 1854 abbas Hilmi I, viceroy of Egypt, dies at about 41  

Jul 19   On this day in history daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer  

Jul 22   J R Hind discovers asteroid #30 Urania on this day in history.  

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   Francis Marion Crawford, British author on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 06   On this day in history congress passes Confiscation Act  

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

Aug 09   On this day in history frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57  

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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   In the year 1854 birth of sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

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 in the year 1854.  

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

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   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   William Strickland, US architect, dies in the year 1854.  

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