Historical Events In 1854
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Aug 09 On this day in history henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
Aug 10 In the year 1854 j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist
Aug 12 On this day in history alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
Aug 16 Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies in the year 1854.
Aug 20 On this day in history friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79
Aug 22 Milan I, King of Serbia in the year 1854.
Aug 23 In the year 1854 moritz Moszkowski, composer
Aug 24 In the year 1854 national emigration convention meets in Cleveland
Aug 24 In the year 1854 nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
Aug 29 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1854 john Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels
Sep 01 Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history english/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
Sep 08 In the year 1854 willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File
Sep 10 Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman) in the year 1854.
Sep 14 On this day in history allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Sep 17 Hans Muller, music historian in the year 1854.
Sep 19 Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car on this day in history.
Sep 20 Battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died in the year 1854.
Sep 20 In the year 1854 british and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea
Sep 23 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board
Sep 27 The steamship liner Arctic sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 300 people on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)
Sep 29 On this day in history martin Pluddemann, composer
Oct 01 In the year 1854 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.
Oct 03 On this day in history william Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
Oct 04 Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1854 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 on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1854 christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 On this day in history the siege of Sebastopol begins.
Oct 10 On this day in history jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer
Oct 10 US Assay Office in New York City, NY opens in the year 1854.