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Historical Events In 1855

Monday, 14 October 2019

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Registration of letters authorized by Congress in the year 1855.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   A train crosses first US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history john White, composer  

Mar 13   In the year 1855 percival "Percy" Lowell, US astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto)  

Mar 13   On this day in history the birth of Percival Lowell, American astronomer  

Mar 15   On this day in history louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine  

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

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

Mar 19   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history andrew W Mellon, founder (Mellon Bank)/US Sec of Treasury  

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

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

Mar 27   In the year 1855 abraham Gesner patents kerosene  

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

Mar 31   On this day in history charlotte Bronte, English author (Jane Eyre), dies at 38  

Apr 06   J Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history r Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea  

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

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

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

Apr 26   In the year 1855 composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy  

Apr 28   1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston in the year 1855.  

Apr 28   First veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston in the year 1855.  

Apr 29   On this day in history anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]  

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

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

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