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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) in the year 1855.  

Jan 05   USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops in the year 1855.  

Jan 09   In the year 1855 clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history the clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) in the year 1855.  

Jan 20   In the year 1855 amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer in the year 1855.  

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 23   The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   Arthur Hervey, composer in the year 1855.  

Jan 28   On this day in history the first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.  

Jan 28   William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Western railroads blocked by snow on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1855 third plague pandemic in Worldwide killing 12 million+ in India and China alone people  

Feb 01   On this day in history yellow fever in United States  

Feb 03   On this day in history wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional  

Feb 03   In the year 1855 wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional  

Feb 04   On this day in history soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela  

Feb 05   British government of Palmerston forms on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1855 british govt of Palmerston forms  

Feb 08   In the year 1855 the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.  

Feb 10   US citizenship laws amended all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam.  

Feb 12   Michigan State University was established in the year 1855.  

Feb 14   On this day in history texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas.  

Feb 15   Gustav Hollaender, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I)  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies in the year 1855.  

Feb 21   Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Feb 24   On this day in history uS Court of Claims established for cases against the government  

Feb 24   US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt in the year 1855.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1855

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 05   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 15   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 25   In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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