Historical Events In 1854
Friday, 10 July 2020
Nov 19 Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Nov 21 Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22) in the year 1854.
Nov 25 John G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 26 Matthijs Siegenbeek, literature (Defeated German Spelling), dies in the year 1854.
Nov 27 On this day in history aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs
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 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair
Dec 08 On this day in history pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin
Dec 09 Lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published on this day in history.
Dec 09 Pekka Hannikainen, composer on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia
Dec 15 In the year 1854 first street-cleaning machine in US first used in Philadelphia
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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Wood-pulp paper 1st exhibited, Buffalo in the year 1854.
Dec 26 In the year 1854 wood-pulp paper first exhibited, Buffalo
Dec 30 Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC in the year 1854.
Dec 30 Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC on this day in history.