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Historical Events In 1855

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

Mar 03   On this day in history congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use  

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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   Louisiana establishes first health board to regulate quarantine on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65  

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

Mar 24   Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas in the year 1855.  

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

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

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

Mar 31   Charlotte Bronte, English author (Jane Eyre), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history j Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe  

Apr 09   Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet in the year 1855.  

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

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

Apr 19   In the year 1855 r Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea  

Apr 21   In the year 1855 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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

Apr 29   Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS] on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 in the year 1855.  

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   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1855 nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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