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.