Historical Events In 1854
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Aug 09 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" in the year 1854.
Aug 10 In the year 1854 j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 In the year 1854 alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
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 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) on this day in history.
Aug 30 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels in the year 1854.
Sep 01 On this day in history engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
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 On this day in history anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
Sep 14 In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
Sep 20 In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1854 the steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people
Sep 28 Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus) in the year 1854.
Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured in the year 1854.
Oct 07 On this day in history 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.
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens on this day in history.