What Happened on October 4, 1854

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Abraham Lincoln resumes his political career with a speech denouncing recent federal legislation extending slavery, at Illinois State Fair in Springfield; event is a precursor to his famous Peoria Speech [1]

1854 Highlights

About October 4, 1854

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra