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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 arthur Hervey, composer  

Jan 28   The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1855 william Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)  

Jan 31   In the year 1855 western railroads blocked by snow  

Feb 03   On this day in history wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional  

Feb 03   Wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela  

Feb 05   On this day in history british government of Palmerston forms  

Feb 05   On this day in history british govt of Palmerston forms  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1855 gustav Hollaender, composer  

Feb 17   Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

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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 in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

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   In the year 1855 death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

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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