Historical Events In 1854
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Aug 09 Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1854.
Aug 16 On this day in history duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 On this day in history friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 On this day in history milan I, King of Serbia
Aug 23 In the year 1854 moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 In the year 1854 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1854 engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
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 in the year 1854.
Sep 20 In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.
Sep 27 The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.
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 on this day in history.