Historical Events In 1854
Monday, 20 May 2019
Aug 09 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" in the year 1854.
Aug 10 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist in the year 1854.
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith in the year 1854.
Aug 16 On this day in history duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 In the year 1854 friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 Milan I, King of Serbia on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1854 moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1854 john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) on this day in history.
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka in the year 1854.
Sep 08 Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died on this day in history.
Sep 20 British and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea in the year 1854.
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 in the year 1854.
Sep 28 Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus) on this day in history.
Sep 29 In the year 1854 martin Pluddemann, composer
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
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.