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Historical Events In 1854

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Oct 10   US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens in the year 1854.  

Oct 10   US Assay Office in NY City, NY opens in the year 1854.  

Oct 12   In the year 1854 lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute  

Oct 16   On this day in history karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist  

Oct 16   The birth of Oscar Wilde, Irish born novelist and playwright in the year 1854.  

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   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   In the year 1854 the Times give precise British positions in Krim  

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   The Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War in the year 1854.  

Oct 25   On this day in history 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) in the year 1854.  

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

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   On this day in history lighthouse established on Alcatraz Island  

Nov 04   On this day in history lighthouse forms on Alcatraz Island  

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

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   On this day in history the birth of John Philip Sousa, American composer and conductor  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1854 joseph Miroslav Weber, composer  

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) in the year 1854.  

Nov 13   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician  

Nov 17   Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17) in the year 1854.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough) was born in the year 1854.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

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

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian was born in the year 1854.  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

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   In the year 1854 death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 in the year 1854.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1854 carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66  

Feb 17   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 in the year 1854.  

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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