Historical Events in August 1854

  • Tuesday 1
  • Wednesday 2
  • Thursday 3
  • Friday 4
  • Saturday 5
  • Sunday 6
  • Monday 7
  • Tuesday 8
  • Wednesday 9
  • Thursday 10
  • Friday 11
  • Saturday 12
  • Sunday 13
  • Monday 14
  • Tuesday 15
  • Wednesday 16
  • Thursday 17
  • Friday 18
  • Saturday 19
  • Sunday 20
  • Monday 21
  • Tuesday 22
  • Wednesday 23
  • Thursday 24
  • Friday 25
  • Saturday 26
  • Sunday 27
  • Monday 28
  • Tuesday 29
  • Wednesday 30
  • Thursday 31
  • 4th The Hinomaru is established as the official flag to be flown from Japanese ships.
  • 8th Smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

9th Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • 24th National emigration convention meets in Cleveland
  • 29th Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)