Historical Events in August 1854

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  • F 4
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  • M 7
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  • T 10
  • F 11
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  • M 14
  • T 15
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  • F 18
  • S 19
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  • M 21
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  • M 28
  • T 29
  • W 30
  • T 31
  • 4th The Hinomaru is established as the official flag to be flown from Japanese ships.
  • 8th Smith & Wesson patents metal bullet cartridges

Event of interestEvent 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)