Historical Events In 1854
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Aug 09 On this day in history frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57
Aug 09 In the year 1854 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 In the year 1854 j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith on this day in history.
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies on this day in history.
Aug 20 Friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 22 Milan I, King of Serbia in the year 1854.
Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1854 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer in the year 1854.
Aug 29 On this day in history self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
Aug 30 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels in the year 1854.
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) on this day in history.
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka in the year 1854.
Sep 08 In the year 1854 willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
Sep 10 Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman) in the year 1854.
Sep 14 Allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea in the year 1854.
Sep 17 On this day in history hans Muller, music historian
Sep 19 Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car in the year 1854.
Sep 20 On this day in history battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
Sep 20 On this day in history british and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea
Sep 23 On this day in history cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)
Sep 27 Steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board on this day in history.
Sep 27 The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1854 adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer on this day in history.
Oct 01 The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American System of Watch Manufacturing in the year 1854.
Oct 03 On this day in history william Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
Oct 04 In the year 1854 abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair
Oct 04 Honest Abe Lincoln made his first great political speech while attending the Illinois State Fair in Springfield in the year 1854.
Oct 06 The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins on this day in history.
Oct 10 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer in the year 1854.