1853 in the United States

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1853 in the United States
Years: 1850 1851 185218531854 1855 1856

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Events from the year 1853 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

March 2: Washington Territory separates from Oregon Territory
March 4: Franklin Pierce becomes President

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

December 30: Gadsden Purchase (in yellow)

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 1 – Harry A. Richardson, United States Senator from Delaware from 1907 till 1913. Died in 1928.
  • January 6 – Woodbridge Nathan Ferris, Governor of Michigan from 1913 till 1917 and United States Senator from Michigan from 1923 till 1928. (died 1928)
  • January 19 – Stephen M. White, United States Senator from California from 1893 till 1899. Died in 1901.
  • February 16 – Charles J. Hughes, Jr., United States Senator from Colorado from 1909 till 1911. Died in 1911.
  • March 4 – Alexander S. Clay, United States Senator from Georgia from 1897 till 1910. Died in 1910.

Deaths[edit]

  • April 18 – William R. King, United States Senator from Alabama from 1819 till 1944. (born 1786)
  • May 2 – Jesse B. Thomas, United States Senator from Illinois from 1818 till 1829. (born 1777)
  • September 5 – George Poindexter, Governor of Mississippi in 1819 and from 1820 till 1822 and United States Senator from Mississippi from 1830 till 1835. (born 1779)
  • November 15 – Charles G. Atherton, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1843 to 1849 and from 1853. (born 1804)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Downey, Lynn (2008). "Levi Strauss: A Short Biography". Levi Strauss & Co. 
  2. ^ Kehl, Roy F.; Kirkland, David R. (2011). The Official Guide to Steinway Pianos. G. Schirmer Inc. p. xvii. ISBN 978-1-57467-198-8. 
  3. ^ Haine, Edgar A. (1993). Railroad Wrecks. pp. 33–34. ISBN 978-0-8453-4844-4. 
  4. ^ "Wheaton Academy: Our History". Wheaton Academy. 

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