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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) on this day in history.  

Jan 05   USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies in the year 1855.  

Jan 09   The clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

Jan 21   On this day in history john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

Jan 22   In the year 1855 ernst Kullak, composer  

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   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   Arthur Hervey, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 28   The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway in the year 1855.  

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   Wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 04   Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela in the year 1855.  

Feb 05   In the year 1855 british government of Palmerston forms  

Feb 05   British govt of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.  

Feb 08   The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon on this day in history.  

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

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   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 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   In the year 1855 alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)  

Feb 23   On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Feb 24   US Court of Claims established for cases against the government in the year 1855.  

Feb 24   US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt on this day in history.  

Feb 25   George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) in the year 1855.  

Mar 02   Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1855 birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies in the year 1855.  

Mar 02   In the year 1855 nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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