Historical Events In 1854
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Aug 09 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 In the year 1854 alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
Aug 16 In the year 1854 duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 In the year 1854 friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 Milan I, King of Serbia in the year 1854.
Aug 23 On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 On this day in history national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer in the year 1854.
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) in the year 1854.
Sep 04 On this day in history english/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
Sep 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Sep 17 In the year 1854 hans Muller, music historian
Sep 19 In the year 1854 henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
Sep 20 Battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died in the year 1854.
Sep 20 In the year 1854 british and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea
Sep 23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) in the year 1854.
Sep 27 On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
Sep 27 In the year 1854 the steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people
Sep 28 Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus) in the year 1854.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 03 In the year 1854 william Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
Oct 04 On this day in history abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair
Oct 04 On this day in history honest Abe Lincoln made his first great political speech while attending the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
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 Christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek) in the year 1854.
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins in the year 1854.
Oct 10 In the year 1854 jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
Oct 10 On this day in history uS Assay Office in New York City, NY opens