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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough) was born in the year 1854.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1854 birth of peter Gast, composer  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born on this day in history.  

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   William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) died in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   In the year 1854 filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1854.  

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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