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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) in the year 1855.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1855.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine) on this day in history.  

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   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   British government of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.  

Feb 05   British govt of Palmerston forms on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   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   Michigan State University was established in the year 1855.  

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   Gustav Hollaender, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history uS Court of Claims established for cases against the government  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia  

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Famous Birthdays In 1855

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1855 birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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