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Historical Events In 1854

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1854 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   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 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 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 in the year 1854.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1854 george Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)  

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

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   On this day in history louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

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

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   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 in the year 1854.  

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

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

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

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