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Historical Events In 1854

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Nov 21   In the year 1854 benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22)  

Nov 25   John G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies  

Nov 27   Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1854.  

Nov 28   Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo in the year 1854.  

Nov 28   In the year 1854 gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist  

Dec 01   Armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history 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   Aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair in the year 1854.  

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

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

Dec 15   Philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation in the year 1854.  

Dec 19   Allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams in the year 1854.  

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   On this day in history wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1854 pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC  

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

Jan 09   Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1854 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   In the year 1854 william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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