Historical Events In 1855
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Jan 05 King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) in the year 1855.
Jan 05 On this day in history uSS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops
Jan 09 On this day in history clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies
Jan 09 In the year 1855 the clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies
Jan 10 In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
Jan 10 On this day in history peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
Jan 20 In the year 1855 amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer
Jan 21 In the year 1855 john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer
Jan 22 Ernst Kullak, composer on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1855 the first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.
Jan 25 On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83
Jan 26 In the year 1855 arthur Hervey, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1855 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 in the year 1855.
Feb 03 In the year 1855 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 In the year 1855 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 On this day in history the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
Feb 10 On this day in history uS citizenship laws amended all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship
Feb 11 Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam in the year 1855.
Feb 12 On this day in history michigan State University was established.
Feb 14 Texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas in the year 1855.
Feb 15 Gustav Hollaender, composer in the year 1855.
Feb 17 In the year 1855 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) in the year 1855.
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.
Feb 25 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) on this day in history.
Mar 02 Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia in the year 1855.