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Historical Events In 1854

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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   In the year 1854 dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   Aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 09   Pekka Hannikainen, composer in the year 1854.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC in the year 1854.  

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   James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough) was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 06   Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1854 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   On this day in history birth of aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician  

Feb 09   In the year 1854 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   In the year 1854 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   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 in the year 1854.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)  

Apr 06   In the year 1854 william Strickland, US architect, dies  

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