Evil doesn't actually mention 1854 or any of the dates below. Pretty much the entire content of this page defies T:NO RW. However, the following stories have proper information on this year, possibly even confirming dates below: The Angel of Scutari, The Crystal Palace, Project Destiny, The Four Doctors, The First Sontarans.
|Timeline for 1854|
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On 25 October 1854, the Doctor witnessed the Charge of the Light Brigade, which he remembered as a "magnificent folly". It may have been while witnessing this event that the Doctor sustained a wound which still bothered him in his third incarnation. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks, The Sea Devils)James Clerk Maxwell began his studies of electromagnetism, upon which Theodore Maxtible and Edward Waterfield based their own experiments. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks)