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Historical Events In 1854

Monday, 18 February 2019

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   In the year 1854 karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist  

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

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 in the year 1854.  

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

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

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   Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte) in the year 1854.  

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   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) in the year 1854.  

Oct 28   James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history lighthouse established on Alcatraz Island  

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

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 in the year 1854.  

Nov 06   John Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever) in the year 1854.  

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

Nov 09   On this day in history franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres  

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1854 alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1854 birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

Jan 10   In the year 1854 birth of peter Gast, composer  

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1854.  

Mar 06   On this day in history caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80  

Mar 11   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died in the year 1854.  

Apr 06   In the year 1854 william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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