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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 08 December 2019

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer in the year 1855.  

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

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

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   On this day in history william Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)  

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   Wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1855 soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela  

Feb 05   In the year 1855 british government of Palmerston forms  

Feb 05   In the year 1855 british govt of Palmerston forms  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1855 uS citizenship laws amended all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship  

Feb 11   In the year 1855 kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam.  

Feb 12   In the year 1855 michigan State University was established.  

Feb 14   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer  

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) in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 24   US Court of Claims established for cases against the government on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1855 uS Court of Claims forms for cases against govt  

Feb 25   George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1855 birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

Jan 22   In the year 1855 birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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   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   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 06   In the year 1855 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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

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

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

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