Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 in the year 1855.  

Mar 03   In the year 1855 congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use  

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

Mar 06   Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history a train crosses first US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls  

Mar 08   In the year 1855 a train passed over the first railway suspension bridge -- at Niagara Falls, NY.  

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

Mar 12   John White, composer in the year 1855.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1855 the birth of Percival Lowell, American astronomer  

Mar 15   Louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 andrew W Mellon, founder (Mellon Bank)/US Sec of Treasury  

Mar 24   In the year 1855 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 in the year 1855.  

Mar 27   Abraham Gesner patents kerosene (can jet fuel be far behind?) on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1855 charlotte Bronte, English author (Jane Eyre), dies at 38  

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

Apr 09   On this day in history gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet  

Apr 18   On this day in history abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)  

Apr 18   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies  

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   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy  

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

Apr 28   First veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies in the year 1855.  

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  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Should Julian Assange be prosecuted?
Yes
No
Don't Know