Historical Events In 1854
Friday, 26 February 2021
Aug 09 On this day in history frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57
Aug 09 In the year 1854 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1854 alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
Aug 16 In the year 1854 duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 Friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79 in the year 1854.
Aug 22 On this day in history milan I, King of Serbia
Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.
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 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) in the year 1854.
Sep 04 In the year 1854 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 Hans Muller, music historian on this day in history.
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 British and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)
Sep 27 In the year 1854 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 In the year 1854 adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer on this day in history.
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 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 The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1854 christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins on this day in history.
Oct 10 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer on this day in history.