Historical Events In 1854
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Aug 09 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" in the year 1854.
Aug 10 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer in the year 1854.
Aug 24 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1854 nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
Aug 29 In the year 1854 self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
Aug 30 On this day in history john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 In the year 1854 engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka on this day in history.
Sep 08 Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File on this day in history.
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 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 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.
Oct 04 Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair on this day in history.
Oct 04 Honest Abe Lincoln made his first great political speech while attending the Illinois State Fair in Springfield on this day in history.
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 In the year 1854 the siege of Sebastopol begins.
Oct 10 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer on this day in history.
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens on this day in history.