Historical Events In 1854
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Aug 09 In the year 1854 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist in the year 1854.
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith on this day in history.
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland in the year 1854.
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 On this day in history engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
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 On this day in history allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Sep 17 Hans Muller, music historian in the year 1854.
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 In the year 1854 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 On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
Sep 27 In the year 1854 the steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people
Sep 28 On this day in history adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1854.
Oct 04 In the year 1854 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 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 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.