On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1854

Historical Events

  • Anthony Faas, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, patents the 1st US accordion, having made improvements to both the keyboard, and to enhance the sound (Patent No. 11,062)

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), born in London (d. 1931)
1854 Highlights

About June 13, 1854

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini