Historical Events in April 1854

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Apr 1 Hard Times begins serialisation in Charles Dickens magazine, "Household Words"

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens

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Apr 16 Franz Liszt's "Mazeppa" premieres

Composer/Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer/Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • Apr 16 San Salvador destroyed by earthquake
  • Apr 16 Steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach NY, 311 die