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Historical Events In 1854

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

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

Jun 13   Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine) in the year 1854.  

Jun 14   Frederik Rung, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1854 alfredo Catalani, composer  

Jun 21   In the year 1854 first Victoria Cross won during bombardment of Bomarsund in the Aland Islands.  

Jun 23   In the year 1854 antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use  

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   Netherlands allows corporal punishment on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1854 heinrich Zollner, composer  

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

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

Jul 06   In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.  

Jul 13   US forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua in the year 1854.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1854 francis Marion Crawford, British author  

Aug 03   On this day in history fernand de La Tombelle, composer  

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

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

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

Aug 09   Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57 in the year 1854.  

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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   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 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   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 in the year 1854.  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1854 death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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