On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1854

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 16th Grand National: John Tasker wins aboard race favourite Bourton at 4/1
  • German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg.
  • SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbour with apprpx 480 passengers and crew; she was never seen again