On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1854

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Alfred Tennyson's poem "Charge of the Light Brigade" is published in "The Examiner"

Famous Birthdays

  • P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Nurmes, Finland (d. 1924)

Famous Deaths

  • Almeida Garrett, Portuguese writer (b. 1799)
1854 Highlights

About December 9, 1854

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius