Historical Events In 1854
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Aug 09 In the year 1854 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 On this day in history j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith on this day in history.
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies in the year 1854.
Aug 20 In the year 1854 friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 Milan I, King of Serbia on this day in history.
Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 National emigration convention meets in Cleveland in the year 1854.
Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on this day in history.
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) in the year 1854.
Aug 30 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1854 engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
Sep 04 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka on this day in history.
Sep 08 Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File in the year 1854.
Sep 10 On this day in history anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
Sep 14 Allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea in the year 1854.
Sep 17 In the year 1854 hans Muller, music historian
Sep 19 Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car in the year 1854.
Sep 20 In the year 1854 battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
Sep 20 British and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea in the year 1854.
Sep 23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) in the year 1854.
Sep 27 In the year 1854 steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
Sep 27 On this day in history the steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people
Sep 28 On this day in history adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer in the year 1854.
Oct 01 The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American System of Watch Manufacturing on this day in history.
Oct 03 William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever on this day in history.
Oct 04 Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history honest Abe Lincoln made his first great political speech while attending the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.
Oct 06 The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured in the year 1854.
Oct 07 On this day in history christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins in the year 1854.
Oct 10 On this day in history jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens on this day in history.