Historical Events In 1854
Monday, 25 March 2019
Nov 21 On this day in history benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22)
Nov 25 In the year 1854 john G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60
Nov 26 On this day in history matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies
Nov 27 Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1854.
Nov 28 Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo on this day in history.
Nov 28 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist in the year 1854.
Dec 01 In the year 1854 armed Diggers prepare for confrontation with troops on Eureka Hill, Victcoria.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history pekka Hannikainen, composer
Dec 15 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia on this day in history.
Dec 15 First street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia on this day in history.
Dec 15 Philadelphia residents were amazed as the first street cleaning machine was put into operation on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams
Dec 25 On this day in history 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.
Dec 26 On this day in history wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo
Dec 26 Wood-pulp paper first exhibited, Buffalo in the year 1854.
Dec 30 Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 30 Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC on this day in history.