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Historical Events In 1854

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Aug 09   In the year 1854 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"  

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

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

Aug 16   Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer  

Aug 24   National emigration convention meets in Cleveland in the year 1854.  

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   On this day in history engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)  

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   On this day in history allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea  

Sep 17   Hans Muller, music historian in the year 1854.  

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   In the year 1854 british and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea  

Sep 23   In the year 1854 cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)  

Sep 27   On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)  

Sep 29   On this day in history martin Pluddemann, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1854 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   The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured in the year 1854.  

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   In the year 1854 birth of james Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1854.  

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

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born in the year 1854.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 in the year 1854.  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 in the year 1854.  

Mar 11   In the year 1854 death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

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

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