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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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

Mar 03   Congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use in the year 1855.  

Mar 03   Registration of letters authorized by Congress on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1855 gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet  

Mar 08   1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls in the year 1855.  

Mar 08   In the year 1855 a train crosses first US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls  

Mar 08   On this day in history a train passed over the first railway suspension bridge -- at Niagara Falls, NY.  

Mar 08   The Niagara Suspension Bridge opens, linking Canada and the US; the world's first suspension bridge built to carry trains in the year 1855.  

Mar 12   John White, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Percival "Percy" Lowell, US astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto) in the year 1855.  

Mar 13   The birth of Percival Lowell, American astronomer on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1855 louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine  

Mar 15   On this day in history louisiana establishes first health board to regulate quarantine  

Mar 17   Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1855.  

Mar 19   In the year 1855 the vehicular suspension bridge across the Niagara Gorge (built in 1848) is strengthened for the passage of railway trains. The original wooden trusses were replaced by steel in 1880.  

Mar 24   Andrew W Mellon, founder (Mellon Bank)/US Sec of Treasury on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas  

Mar 24   Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston KS on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Abraham Gesner patents kerosene on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1855 abraham Gesner patents kerosene (can jet fuel be far behind?)  

Mar 31   Charlotte Bronte, English author (Jane Eyre), dies at 38 in the year 1855.  

Apr 06   In the year 1855 j Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe  

Apr 09   Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen) in the year 1855.  

Apr 18   Jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 19   R Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea in the year 1855.  

Apr 21   1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history first train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

Apr 24   On this day in history walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75  

Apr 26   Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history 1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston  

Apr 28   In the year 1855 first veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston  

Apr 29   In the year 1855 anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]  

Apr 30   In the year 1855 henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68  

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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   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

Jan 23   In the year 1855 birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

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   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   In the year 1855 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

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

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