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Historical Events In 1854

Monday, 24 June 2019

Oct 10   In the year 1854 uS Assay Office in NY City, NY opens  

Oct 12   Lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute in the year 1854.  

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

Oct 16   The birth of Oscar Wilde, Irish born novelist and playwright on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Miners burn down Eureka Hotel, Ballarat, after court dismisses murder charges against hotelier James Bentley, accused of kicking a young miner to death on this day in history.  

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

Oct 18   Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket) in the year 1854.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 26   August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam) in the year 1854.  

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

Oct 31   Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) in the year 1854.  

Nov 02   On this day in history cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts  

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

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

Nov 05   In the year 1854 ... Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann  

Nov 05   Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000 in the year 1854.  

Nov 06   On this day in history john Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever)  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1854 franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres  

Nov 09   On this day in history joseph Miroslav Weber, composer  

Nov 13   In the year 1854 "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300  

Nov 13   On this day in history george Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1854 in Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is given the necessary royal concession.  

Nov 16   In the year 1854 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   Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1854.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1854 juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

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

Apr 06   William Strickland, US architect, dies on this day in history.  

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