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.