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Historical Events In 1854

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Oct 10   On this day in history uS Assay Office in NY City, NY opens  

Oct 12   Lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1854 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   The Australian newspaper The Age, is published for the first time in Melbourne on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   On this day in history alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile)  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history j Gotthelf, writer, dies at 57  

Oct 23   The Times give precise British positions in Krim on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War  

Oct 26   In the year 1854 august T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)  

Oct 28   James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1854.  

Oct 31   In the year 1854 georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt)  

Nov 02   Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts in the year 1854.  

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   Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   The birth of John Philip Sousa, American composer and conductor on this day in history.  

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

Nov 09   Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1854 "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 in the year 1854.  

Nov 16   Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician in the year 1854.  

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

Nov 19   Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1854 birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of peter Gast, composer  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born in the year 1854.  

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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies in the year 1854.  

Feb 04   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1854 caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80  

Mar 11   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died on this day in history.  

Apr 06   William Strickland, US architect, dies in the year 1854.  

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