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Historical Events In 1855

Monday, 19 April 2021

Feb 25   In the year 1855 george Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)  

Mar 02   Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia in the year 1855.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1855 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   Louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine on this day in history.  

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   Andrew W Mellon, founder (Mellon Bank)/US Sec of Treasury in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 j Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe  

Apr 09   In the year 1855 gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet  

Apr 18   In the year 1855 abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history r Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea  

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

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

Apr 24   Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy in the year 1855.  

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

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

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

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 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   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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies in the year 1855.  

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

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