Historical Events In 1854
Saturday, 18 January 2020
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 in the year 1854.
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1854 friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 In the year 1854 milan I, King of Serbia
Aug 23 On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 In the year 1854 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 On this day in history nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
Aug 29 On this day in history self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
Aug 30 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels in the year 1854.
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) in the year 1854.
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka in the year 1854.
Sep 08 In the year 1854 willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
Sep 10 On this day in history anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
Sep 14 Allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea on this day in history.
Sep 17 Hans Muller, music historian in the year 1854.
Sep 19 On this day in history henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
Sep 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1854 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 In the year 1854 adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer in the year 1854.
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 In the year 1854 william Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
Oct 04 Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair in the year 1854.
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 On this day in history the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
Oct 07 Christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek) on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1854 the siege of Sebastopol begins.
Oct 10 On this day in history jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens in the year 1854.