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Notable Birthdays - 1854

1854Oscar Wilde, [Fingal O'Flahertie Wills], Dublin, (Pic of Dorian Gray), (d. 1900)

1854Robert Borden, Grand-Pre Nova Scotia, (C) 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)

1854Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville, France, poet/adventurer (Illuminations)

1854George Eastman, Waterville New York, inventor (Kodak camera)

1854 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
James Frazer, Britain, anthropologist/author (The Golden Bough) 
Jan 6
Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle) 
Jan 7
Herbert Gladstone, From Durban to Zululand 
Jan 9
Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921) 
Jan 10
Peter Gast, composer 
Jan 14
Benjamin B. Odell Jr., Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession 
Jan 18
Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone) 
Jan 21
George Musgrove, Nell Gwynne 
Jan 27
Will Poluski, Picture Palace Piecans 
Jan 29
Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian 
Jan 31
Ella La Cour, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
Feb 7
Robert B. Mantell, Under the Red Robe 
Feb 9
Aletta [Henriette] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician 
Feb 9
Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party) 
Feb 9
H. Keroul, A Night at a Honeymoon 
Feb 16
Oscar Fetras, composer 
Feb 17
Friedrich A Krupp, German arms manufacturer 
Feb 20
Louis F M van Westerhoven, actor/singer/opera director (Youth) 
Feb 20
Carl Gottschalksen, Blind Justice 
Feb 24
Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Golden Rain) 
Feb 25
Edmond Duquesne, The Funny Regiment 
Feb 28
Juliusz Zarebski, composer 
Mar 4
Sir Napier Shaw, British meteorologist (d. 1945) 
Mar 8
Tom Felix Horan, cricketer (Ireland Pioneering Aust all-rounder) 
Mar 9
Francisco Matarazzo, Um Crime no Parque Paulista 
Mar 14
Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908) 
Mar 14
Thomas Riley Marshall, (D) 28th VP (1913-21) 
Mar 14
Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920) 
Mar 14
John Lane, British publisher (d. 1925) 
Mar 14
Thomas R. Marshall, Hearst-Pathé News, No. 20 
Mar 15
Emil Adolf von Behring, German physician; Nobel laureate (d. 1917) 
Mar 20
Amalia Kasprowicz, Ofiara namietnosci 
Mar 21
Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893) 
Mar 23
Alfred Milner, Giessen Germany, British governor (Cape colony) 
Mar 26
Braulio Dueno Colon, composer 
Mar 31
Dugald Clerk, inventor (2-stroke motorcycle engine) 
Apr 1
Bill Traylor, American artist (d. 1949) 
Apr 5
Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer 
Apr 9
Seaborn M Denson, composer 
Apr 10
Jozef M T Orelio, baritone 
Apr 11
Hugh Massie, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's) 
Apr 13
Richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times) 
Apr 21
Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons 
Apr 21
Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer 
Apr 21
William Stang, Roman Catholic Bishop (d. 1907) 
Apr 22
Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913) 
Apr 29
Henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher 
May 2
Antal Váradi, István király 
May 5
Antonio Smareglia, composer 
May 11
John Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper) 
May 11
Ottmar Mergenthaler, Hachtel Germany, inventor (linotype) 
May 13
Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra) 
May 13
Paul Klengel, composer 
May 13
Louis H. Chrispijn, De drie vrijgezellen 
May 13
Gabriela Montani, Entre Dois Amores 
May 13
LeRoy Armstrong, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River 
May 18
Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (To my Fatherland) 
May 23
Delaunay, En détresse 
May 24
Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) 
May 24
John Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy (d. 1918) 
May 24
William Granger, 6 Day Bike Rider 
May 25
Clara Louise Burnham, Heart's Haven 
May 27
Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Jeune Belgium) 
May 28
John L. Shine, The Lie 
May 31
Ferruccio Benini, Per la Patria! 
Jun 6
Ante Kovacic, Ladanjska sekta 
Jun 7
Max Kretzer, Meister Timpe 
Jun 8
Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (d. 1921) 
Jun 8
Thomas Cobb, Mrs. Erricker's Reputation 
Jun 8
C. Oliver Iselin, Mr. and Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin 
Jun 9
Gerardus J P J Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society) 
Jun 10
Maggie Fisher, Sherry 
Jun 10
François de Curel, Le bois des amants 
Jun 13
Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine) 
Jun 14
Frederik Rung, composer 
Jun 16
Hugo Thimig, Carl Michael Ziehrers Märchen aus Alt-Wien 
Jun 18
Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist 
Jun 18
Anselma Heine, Eerie Tales 
Jun 19
Alfredo Catalani, composer 
Jun 19
Alfredo Catalani, Philadelphia 
Jun 21
Apolônia Pinto, A Viuvinha do Cinema 
Jun 26
Robert Borden, Grand-Pre Nova Scotia, (C) 8th Canadian PM (1911-20) 
Jun 26
Robert Borden,  
Jul 3
Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (d. 1928) 
Jul 3
Leos Janácek, The Unbearable Lightness of Being 
Jul 4
Heinrich Zollner, composer 
Jul 4
Victor Babeş, Romanian bacteriologist (d. 1926) 
Jul 4
William Tilghman, The Bank Robbery 
Jul 6
Bernhard Buchbinder, Die Försterchristel 
Jul 10
James T. Kelley, The Rink 
Jul 12
George Eastman, Waterville New York, inventor (Kodak camera) 
Jul 12
George Eastman, Cannibals of the South Seas 
Jul 14
Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer 
Jul 17
Armand Dutertre, Un drame de l'air 
Jul 19
Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer 
Jul 21
Albert Edelfelt, Albert Edelfelt in the Luxembourg Gardens 
Jul 23
Birt Acres, Rough Sea at Dover 
Jul 25
Charles Eldridge, A Cure for Pokeritis 
Jul 29
Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education) 
Jul 31
Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12) 
Aug 2
Francis Marion Crawford, British author 
Aug 2
Francis Marion Crawford, The White Sister 
Aug 3
Fernand de La Tombelle, composer 
Aug 9
H.M. Thurston, The Belle and the Bell Hop 
Aug 10
J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist 
Aug 11
George A. Williams, From Peril to Peril 
Aug 12
Alfred Gilbert, sculptor/goldsmith 
Aug 12
Johannes P Kelly, Dutch [Kellij], actor/operetta writer 
Aug 12
Ignát Herrmann, Otec Kondelík a zenich Vejvara 
Aug 18
Adlersfeld-Ballestrem, The White Roses of Ravensberg 
Aug 18
Gräfin Eufemia von Adlersfeld-Ballentein, Der Amönenhof 
Aug 22
Milan I, King of Serbia 
Aug 22
Auguste Prasch-Grevenberg, Waterloo 
Aug 23
Moritz Moszkowski, composer 
Aug 24
Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer 
Aug 26
Arnold Fothergill, England cricketer (d. 1932) 
Sep 1
Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal) 
Sep 2
Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and political activist (d. 1910) 
Sep 8
Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File 
Sep 10
Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman) 
Sep 17
Hans Muller, music historian 
Sep 17
David Dunbar Buick, American automobile pioneer (d.1929) 
Sep 23
Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05) 
Sep 28
Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus) 
Sep 29
Martin Pluddemann, composer 
Oct 3
William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever 
Oct 6
Ada Gilman, Little Red Riding Hood 
Oct 7
Christiaan R de Wet, South African rebel leader, politician and general in the Boer War 
Oct 10
Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer 
Oct 10
George Morgan, The Hurricane Express 
Oct 16
Karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist 
Oct 16
Oscar Wilde, [Fingal O'Flahertie Wills], Dublin, (Pic of Dorian Gray), (d. 1900) 
Oct 16
Oscar Wilde, Dorian Gray 
Oct 18
Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket) 
Oct 18
Solomon A Andree, Swedish engineer/balloonist/Artic explorer 
Oct 20
Alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile) 
Oct 20
Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville, France, poet/adventurer (Illuminations) 
Oct 20
Arthur Rimbaud, Criminal Lovers 
Oct 20
Alphonse Allais, Neither Seen Nor Recognized 
Oct 22
James Allen Bland, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Oct 24
Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte) 
Oct 26
August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam) 
Oct 26
C. W. Post, American entrepreneur (d. 1914) 
Oct 26
August Kiehl, Op hoop van zegen 
Oct 26
Sandor Ksaver-Djalski, Nocturno 
Oct 27
Sir William Smith, Scottish founder of the Boys' Brigade (d. 1914) 
Oct 28
Julia Bartet, Louis XI 
Oct 31
Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) 
Nov 3
Jokichi Takamine, Takaoka Toyama, Japanese-American Biochemist who isolated adrenalin (epinephrine), which causes the body to respond to emergencies, the first pure hormone isolated from natural sources 
Nov 5
Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941) 
Nov 5
Alphonse Desjardins, founder of the Caisses populaires Desjardins (d. 1920) 
Nov 6
John Philip Sousa, Washington DC, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever) 
Nov 6
John Philip Sousa, The Wolf of Wall Street 
Nov 7
Riley Chamberlin, The Evidence of the Film 
Nov 8
Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist (d. 1919) 
Nov 9
Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer 
Nov 13
George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke) 
Nov 16
Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician 
Nov 16
Peter Fristrup, Svend, Knud og Valdemar 
Nov 17
Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17) 
Nov 17
Hubert Lyautey,  
Nov 20
Camillo De Riso, Avventura di collegio 
Nov 21
Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22) 
Nov 27
Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs 
Nov 28
Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist 
Nov 29
Albion Örtengren, Johan Ulfstjerna 
Dec 4
Vaso Abashidze, Khanuma 
Dec 6
Adolf Jensen, Fyrstindens skæbne 
Dec 9
Pekka Hannikainen, composer 
Dec 13
G.H. Chirgwin, The Blind Boy 
Dec 23
Henry B. Guppy, British botanist (d. 1926) 
Dec 31
Paul Bilhaud, Le pillole di Ercole 
1
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hannibal Rising 
28
Roman Zelazowski, Bartek zwyciezca 
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