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Historical Events In 1854

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Nov 21   Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22) on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history john G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60  

Nov 26   In the year 1854 matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies  

Nov 27   On this day in history aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs  

Nov 28   Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist  

Dec 01   In the year 1854 armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria.  

Dec 03   Eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences in the year 1854.  

Dec 05   On this day in history aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair  

Dec 08   Pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published  

Dec 09   On this day in history pekka Hannikainen, composer  

Dec 15   On this day in history 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia  

Dec 15   In the year 1854 first street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia  

Dec 15   On this day in history philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation.  

Dec 19   In the year 1854 allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams  

Dec 25   On this day in history opening of the Bytown and Prescott Railway between Prescott and Bytown (now Ottawa), 54 miles. First rail service to what is now Canada's Capital. Bytown was renamed Ottawa in 1855 and the railway became the Ottawa and Prescott Railway Company, now part of Canadian Pacific.  

Dec 26   In the year 1854 wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo  

Dec 26   On this day in history wood-pulp paper first exhibited, Buffalo  

Dec 30   Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1854 pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In 1854

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

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

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born in the year 1854.  

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   In the year 1854 juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1854 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 in the year 1854.  

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

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