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Historical Events In 1854

Thursday, 09 April 2020

Oct 10   US Assay Office in NY City, NY opens on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute  

Oct 16   Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist in the year 1854.  

Oct 16   On this day in history the birth of Oscar Wilde, Irish born novelist and playwright  

Oct 17   In the year 1854 miners burn down Eureka Hotel, Ballarat, after court dismisses murder charges against hotelier James Bentley, accused of kicking a young miner to death  

Oct 17   On this day in history the Australian newspaper The Age, is published for the first time in Melbourne  

Oct 18   On this day in history bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)  

Oct 20   Alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses were sent to the Crimean War on this day in history.  

Oct 22   J Gotthelf, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   The Times give precise British positions in Krim in the year 1854.  

Oct 24   In the year 1854 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte)  

Oct 25   Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die in the year 1854.  

Oct 25   In the year 1854 the Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War.  

Oct 25   In the year 1854 the infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War  

Oct 26   August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1854 james P Carrell, composer, dies at 67  

Oct 31   Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Lighthouse established on Alcatraz Island in the year 1854.  

Nov 04   Lighthouse forms on Alcatraz Island on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history ... Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann  

Nov 05   On this day in history crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000  

Nov 06   John Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1854 the birth of John Philip Sousa, American composer and conductor  

Nov 09   Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer in the year 1854.  

Nov 13   On this day in history "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300  

Nov 13   George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   The ship "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300 in the year 1854.  

Nov 15   In Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is given the necessary royal concession on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician  

Nov 17   Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1854.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of james Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)  

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1854 birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

Jan 29   In the year 1854 birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 birth of edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1854.  

Feb 17   On this day in history hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

Apr 06   On this day in history william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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