Historical Events In 1854
Friday, 13 December 2019
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 Matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies in the year 1854.
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 in the year 1854.
Nov 28 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist in the year 1854.
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 on this day in history.
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 Lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published in the year 1854.
Dec 09 On this day in history pekka Hannikainen, composer
Dec 15 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia on this day in history.
Dec 15 First street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia in the year 1854.
Dec 15 In the year 1854 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 Wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo on this day in history.
Dec 26 Wood-pulp paper first exhibited, Buffalo on this day in history.
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.