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Historical Events In 1854

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Dec 01   Armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria in the year 1854.  

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 in the year 1854.  

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   Lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published in the year 1854.  

Dec 09   Pekka Hannikainen, composer in the year 1854.  

Dec 15   On this day in history 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia  

Dec 15   First street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia in the year 1854.  

Dec 15   On this day in history philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation.  

Dec 19   Allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams on this day in history.  

Dec 25   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 in the year 1854.  

Dec 26   Wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo in the year 1854.  

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 in the year 1854.  

Jan 06   In the year 1854 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   In the year 1854 birth of thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)  

Jan 29   In the year 1854 birth of willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian  

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 in the year 1854.  

Famous Deaths In 1854

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) died in the year 1854.  

Jan 09   Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77 in the year 1854.  

Jan 18   Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies in the year 1854.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1854 hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71  

Mar 06   Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) died in the year 1854.  

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

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