Historical Events In 1854
Friday, 10 July 2020
Aug 09 Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith
Aug 16 On this day in history duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies
Aug 20 Friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1854 milan I, King of Serbia
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 in the year 1854.
Aug 29 On this day in history self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
Aug 30 John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels in the year 1854.
Sep 01 In the year 1854 engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)
Sep 04 In the year 1854 english/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
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 on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1854 hans Muller, music historian
Sep 19 In the year 1854 henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
Sep 20 On this day in history battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
Sep 20 On this day in history 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 Steamship "Arctic" sinks with 300 people on board in the year 1854.
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 in the year 1854.
Oct 03 In the year 1854 william Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
Oct 04 On this day in history abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair
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 On this day in history the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
Oct 07 In the year 1854 christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)
Oct 09 the siege of Sebastopol begins on this day in history.
Oct 10 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer on this day in history.