Historical Events In 1855
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 05 On this day in history king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)
Jan 05 USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1855 peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
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 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 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 in the year 1855.
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 Wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional in the year 1855.
Feb 03 In the year 1855 wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional
Feb 04 In the year 1855 soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
Feb 05 British government of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer
Feb 17 On this day in history otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I)
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 In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies
Feb 24 In the year 1855 uS Court of Claims established for cases against the government
Feb 24 US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt in the year 1855.
Feb 25 On this day in history george Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)
Mar 02 On this day in history aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia