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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

Jan 05   USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops in the year 1855.  

Jan 09   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) in the year 1855.  

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

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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Arthur Hervey, composer in the year 1855.  

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   Western railroads blocked by snow in the year 1855.  

Feb 01   In the year 1855 third plague pandemic in Worldwide killing 12 million+ in India and China alone people  

Feb 01   Yellow fever in United States on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1855 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   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   Michigan State University was established on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

Feb 17   Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I) in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1855 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  

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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   On this day in history birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1855 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   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

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

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