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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Jan 05   In the year 1855 king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1855 the clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1855 ernst Kullak, composer  

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   In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   On this day in history arthur Hervey, composer  

Jan 28   The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history western railroads blocked by snow  

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

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   British government of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history michigan State University was established.  

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 on this day in history.  

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  

Feb 25   George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 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   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1855 birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies in the year 1855.  

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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