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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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

Jan 05   On this day in history uSS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops  

Jan 09   Clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 26   Arthur Hervey, composer in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

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   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history george Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)  

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

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

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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