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Historical Events In 1854

Monday, 02 August 2021

Nov 19   In the year 1854 alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46  

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

Nov 25   In the year 1854 john G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60  

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 in the year 1854.  

Nov 28   On this day in history dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo  

Nov 28   Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist in the year 1854.  

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

Dec 08   In the year 1854 pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin  

Dec 09   Lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1854 pekka Hannikainen, composer  

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

Dec 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC  

Dec 30   Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC in the year 1854.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   William Strickland, US architect, dies in the year 1854.  

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