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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.  

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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   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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 10   Peter Gast, composer was born in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) was born in the year 1854.  

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

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