Historical Events In 1854
Monday, 25 March 2019
Oct 10 US Assay Office in NY City, NY opens on this day in history.
Oct 12 Lincoln University founded as Ashmun Institute in the year 1854.
Oct 16 Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist in the year 1854.
Oct 16 In the year 1854 the birth of Oscar Wilde, Irish born novelist and playwright
Oct 17 In the year 1854 miners burn down Eureka Hotel, Ballarat, after court dismisses murder charges against hotelier James Bentley, accused of kicking a young miner to death
Oct 17 On this day in history the Australian newspaper The Age, is published for the first time in Melbourne
Oct 18 In the year 1854 bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)
Oct 20 On this day in history alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile)
Oct 21 In the year 1854 florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses were sent to the Crimean War.
Oct 22 J Gotthelf, writer, dies at 57 in the year 1854.
Oct 23 In the year 1854 the Times give precise British positions in Krim
Oct 24 On this day in history hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte)
Oct 25 In the year 1854 charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die
Oct 25 On this day in history the Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War.
Oct 25 The infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War in the year 1854.
Oct 26 In the year 1854 august T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)
Oct 28 James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1854.
Oct 31 Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) on this day in history.
Nov 02 Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont & Kearny starts in the year 1854.
Nov 04 Lighthouse established on Alcatraz Island on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1854 lighthouse forms on Alcatraz Island
Nov 05 ... Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000
Nov 06 In the year 1854 john Phillip Sousa, Wash DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever)
Nov 06 The birth of John Philip Sousa, American composer and conductor on this day in history.
Nov 09 Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres in the year 1854.
Nov 09 Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer on this day in history.
Nov 13 "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300 on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history george Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)
Nov 13 In the year 1854 the ship "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300
Nov 15 On this day in history in Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is given the necessary royal concession.
Nov 16 In the year 1854 jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician
Nov 17 In the year 1854 louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)
Nov 19 Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1854.