Historical Events In 1854
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Aug 09 Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 09 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" in the year 1854.
Aug 10 In the year 1854 j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith in the year 1854.
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies in the year 1854.
Aug 20 Friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79 in the year 1854.
Aug 22 In the year 1854 milan I, King of Serbia
Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland in the year 1854.
Aug 24 On this day in history nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) in the year 1854.
Aug 30 On this day in history john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) in the year 1854.
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 In the year 1854 anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
Sep 14 On this day in history allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Sep 17 In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.
Sep 20 British and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea on this day in history.
Sep 23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
Sep 27 The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people in the year 1854.
Sep 28 In the year 1854 adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 In the year 1854 martin Pluddemann, composer
Oct 01 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 on this day in history.
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 Honest Abe Lincoln made his first great political speech while attending the Illinois State Fair in Springfield in the year 1854.
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 Christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek) in the year 1854.
Oct 09 In the year 1854 the siege of Sebastopol begins.
Oct 10 In the year 1854 jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer