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Historical Events In 1854

Monday, 20 May 2019

Aug 09   Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" in the year 1854.  

Aug 10   J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist in the year 1854.  

Aug 12   Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith in the year 1854.  

Aug 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1854 moritz Moszkowski, composer  

Aug 24   National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer  

Aug 29   Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1854 john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels  

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   Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1854 anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)  

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   Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died on this day in history.  

Sep 20   British and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea in the year 1854.  

Sep 23   Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board in the year 1854.  

Sep 27   The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people in the year 1854.  

Sep 28   Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1854 martin Pluddemann, composer  

Oct 01   On this day in history 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.  

Oct 03   William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever in the year 1854.  

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   On this day in history the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.  

Oct 07   On this day in history christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)  

Oct 09   In the year 1854 the siege of Sebastopol begins.  

Oct 10   On this day in history jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer  

Oct 10   US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens in the year 1854.  

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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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

Jan 09   On this day in history filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 18   On this day in history juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

Feb 04   On this day in history carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66  

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   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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