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Historical Events In 1854

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Nov 19   Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1854.  

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

Nov 25   John G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60 in the year 1854.  

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

Nov 27   Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist on this day in history.  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1854 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.  

Dec 05   In the year 1854 aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair  

Dec 08   Pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin in the year 1854.  

Dec 09   In the year 1854 lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published  

Dec 09   Pekka Hannikainen, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1854 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia  

Dec 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams  

Dec 25   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 in the year 1854.  

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

Dec 26   Wood-pulp paper first exhibited, Buffalo on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1854 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   In the year 1854 hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1854 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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