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Historical Events In 1854

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

May 30   In the year 1854 the U S territories of Nebraska and Kansas are established  

May 31   On this day in history vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34  

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

Jun 10   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine)  

Jun 14   In the year 1854 frederik Rung, composer  

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

Jun 19   Alfredo Catalani, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)  

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

Jun 29   Netherlands allows corporal punishment on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Heinrich Zollner, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history the birth of George Eastman, American pioneer in photography  

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   Wincenty Studzinski, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1854.  

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

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

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

Jul 29   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   In the year 1854 birth of peter Gast, composer  

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 29   Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian was born in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1854 filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

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   In the year 1854 caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

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

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