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.