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ⓘ 1854. March 20 –The Boston Public Library opens to the public. November 5 –Crimean War – Battle of Inkerman: The Russians are defeated. June 24 - Franz Liszt sh ..




                                     

ⓘ 1854

  • March 20 –The Boston Public Library opens to the public.
  • November 5 –Crimean War – Battle of Inkerman: The Russians are defeated.
  • June 24 - Franz Liszt shows Franz Schuberts opera Alfonso und Estrella in Weimar. This was thirty-two years after it was composed.
  • October 6 –The great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead in England
  • The French fashion label Louis Vuitton is founded.
  • August 9 –Johann succeeds to the throne of Saxony on the death of his brother.
  • December 3 – Eureka Stockade miners rebellion, Ballarat, Australia
  • January 6 – The fictional detective Sherlock Holmes is born.
                                     

1. Births

  • March 15 – Emil von Behring, German physiologist, 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine d. 1917
  • June 26 –Robert Borden, 8th Prime Minister of Canada d. 1937
  • November 17 –Hubert Lyautey, Marshal of France d. 1934
  • December 23 –Victoriano Huerta, President of Mexico d. 1916
  • April 29 –Henri Poincare, French mathematician and physicist d. 1912
  • January 1 – James George Frazer, Scottish social anthropologist d. 1941
  • October 16 – Oscar Wilde, Irish writer d. 1900
  • July 27 –Takahashi Korekiyo, Prime Minister of Japan d. 1936
  • October 3 –William C. Gorgas, American physician and Surgeon General d. 1920
                                     

2. Deaths

  • December 15 –Kamehameha III, King of Hawaii b. c. 1814
  • September 8 –Angelo Mai, Italian cardinal and philologist b. 1782
  • June 7 – Charles Baudin, French admiral b. 1784
  • November 25 –John Gibson Lockhart, Scottish writer b. 1794
  • February 17 –John Martin, English painter b. 1789
  • August 21 –Thomas Clayton, American lawyer and politician b. 1777
  • July 6 –Georg Ohm, German physicist b. 1789
  • April 11 –Karl Adolph von Basedow, German physician b. 1799
  • December 9 –Almeida Garrett, Portuguese writer b. 1799
  • October 26 –Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, queen consort of Bavaria b. 1792
                                     

3. New books

  • Alfred Tennyson – "The Charge of the Light Brigade"
  • Leo Tolstoy – Boyhood
  • Fanny Fern – Ruth Hall
  • Caroline Lee Hentz – The Planters Northern Bride
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne – Mosses from an Old Manse
  • Henry David Thoreau – Walden, or Life in the Woods
  • Charles Dickens – Hard Times
                                     
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  • January 29 W.C. Fields, American comedian Volapuk created. Ned Kelly, Australian bushranger b. 1854
  • Henri Marie La Fontaine 22 April 1854 14 May 1943 was a Belgian lawyer. He is most well known for receiving the Nobel Prize of Peace in 1913. He devoted
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