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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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

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   In the year 1855 gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet  

Mar 08   1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls on this day in history.  

Mar 08   A train crosses first US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   The birth of Percival Lowell, American astronomer in the year 1855.  

Mar 15   Louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet  

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

Apr 18   Jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies in the year 1855.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1855 walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75  

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

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

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

Apr 29   Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS] in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

Jan 05   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

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

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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