1853 in Australia, other events of 1854, 1855 in Australia, and the Timeline of Australian history. See also 1850 in Australia, 1851 in Australia, 1852 in Australia,1853 in Australia other events of 1853, 1854 in Australia, and the Year 1854 ( MDCCCLIV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year See also 1854 in Australia, other events of 1855, 1856 in Australia, and the Timeline of Australian history. This is a timeline of Australian history. BC c 68000 BC-40000 BC Aboriginal tribes thought to have arrived in Australia
Governors of the Australian colonies:
This was a year of intense political agitation by miners on the Victorian goldfields. The Governors of the Australian states are the representatives in the six states of Australia of Australia's monarch Queen Elizabeth II. The Governor of New South Wales is the representative in the Australian state of New South Wales of Australia's monarch, Elizabeth II, Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, KCH, KCB ( 10 June 1796 – 16 February, 1858) was a British military officer politician The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. See also 1858 in Australia, other events of 1859, 1860 in Australia and the Timeline of Australian history. The Governor of South Australia is the representative in the Australian state of South Australia of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. Sir Henry Edward Fox Young, KCMG ( 23 April 1803 – 18 September 1870) was the fifth Governor of South Australia, serving The Governor of Tasmania is the representative in the Australian state of Tasmania of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. Sir William Thomas Denison KCB ( 3 May 1804 – 19 January 1871) was Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land from The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of Australia's monarch Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia Charles Joseph La Trobe ( 20 March 1801 – 4 December 1875) was the first lieutenant-governor of the colony of Victoria Sir Charles Hotham, KCB, RN ( January 14, 1806 &ndash December 31, 1855) was Lieutenant-governor and later The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of Australia 's Monarch Queen Elizabeth II. Captain Charles Fitzgerald (1791&ndash1887 was the Governor of The Gambia from 1844 until 1847 then Governor of Western Australia from 1848 The Victorian Gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s
- July 5 - The Mercury was first published in Hobart. Events 1295 - Scotland and France form an alliance the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England. The Mercury is a daily Newspaper, published in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, by Davies Brothers Pty Ltd part of News Limited Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
- October 17 - The Melbourne daily newspaper The Age was first published. Events 539 BC - King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 The Age is a Broadsheet daily Newspaper, which has been published in Melbourne, Australia since 1854
- November 29 - The Eureka Flag was flown for the first time during the Eureka Stockade rebellion in Ballarat. Events 1777 - San Jose California, is founded as el Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe The Eureka Flag was the battle flag used at the Eureka Stockade, a gold miners' Revolt in 1854 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia The Eureka Stockade was the setting of a gold miners' Revolt in 1854 near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia against the officials supervising the Ballarat (formerly spelt "Ballaarat" is a city in Victoria, Australia, and one of the country's largest inland cities
- December 3 - battle suppressing the rebellion at Eureka Stockade
Exploration and Settlement
- January 4 - - Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang discovers the McDonald Islands. Events 1800 - War of the Second Coalition: Battle of Hohenlinden, French The Eureka Stockade was the setting of a gold miners' Revolt in 1854 near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia against the officials supervising the Events 46 BC - Titus Labienus defeats Julius Caesar in the Battle of Ruspina. Heard Island and McDonald Islands (abbreviated as HIMI are barren islands located in the Southern Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to
- September 12 - Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria Charles Hotham opens Flinders Street Station, the first city railway station in Australia. Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of Australia's monarch Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia Sir Charles Hotham, KCB, RN ( January 14, 1806 &ndash December 31, 1855) was Lieutenant-governor and later Flinders Street Station is the central railway station of the suburban rail network of Melbourne, Australia.
- September 30 - The first game of cricket is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Events 1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. 1744 - France and Spain defeat the Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries
See also Events 1009 - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid William (Billy Lloyd Murdoch ( 18 October 1854 – 18 February 1911) was an Australian Cricketer, who captained the Australian Mike Powell cricketerjpg|thumb|200px| Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell]] A batsman in the sport of Cricket is depending on context Any Bendigo is a regional city in central Victoria Australia, located in the City of Greater Bendigo. Year 1854 ( MDCCCLIV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year Events and Trends Industry Production of Steel revolutionized by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman
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