Historical Events In 1854
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Aug 09 On this day in history henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist on this day in history.
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith in the year 1854.
Aug 16 In the year 1854 duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 On this day in history 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 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) in the year 1854.
Aug 30 In the year 1854 john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 In the year 1854 engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
Sep 04 On this day in history english/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
Sep 08 Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File in the year 1854.
Sep 10 On this day in history anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
Sep 14 In the year 1854 allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Sep 17 Hans Muller, music historian in the year 1854.
Sep 19 In the year 1854 henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
Sep 20 In the year 1854 battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
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 on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1854 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 In the year 1854 the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
Oct 07 In the year 1854 christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins in the year 1854.
Oct 10 In the year 1854 jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens on this day in history.