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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

Jan 05   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ernst Kullak, composer  

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   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   In the year 1855 arthur Hervey, composer  

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   William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine) in the year 1855.  

Jan 31   Western railroads blocked by snow on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1855 yellow fever in United States  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1855 wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional  

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

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

Feb 05   British govt of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer  

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

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Feb 24   US Court of Claims established for cases against the government in the year 1855.  

Feb 24   US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt 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   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   In the year 1855 birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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

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

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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