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Historical Events In 1854

Friday, 19 July 2019

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

Aug 10   On this day in history j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist  

Aug 12   Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith on this day in history.  

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   Milan I, King of Serbia in the year 1854.  

Aug 23   Moritz Moszkowski, composer in the year 1854.  

Aug 24   On this day in history national emigration convention meets in Cleveland  

Aug 24   In the year 1854 nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer  

Aug 29   Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) in the year 1854.  

Aug 30   John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1854 allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1854.  

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   Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair in the year 1854.  

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 in the year 1854.  

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   US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1854 birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born on this day in history.  

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   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 in the year 1854.  

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

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1854.  

Feb 17   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died on this day in history.  

Apr 06   William Strickland, US architect, dies in the year 1854.  

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