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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Mar 02   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 registration of letters authorized by Congress  

Mar 06   Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet in the year 1855.  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas  

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   Abraham Gesner patents kerosene (can jet fuel be far behind?) in the year 1855.  

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

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   R Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea in the year 1855.  

Apr 21   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston  

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   Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68 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   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   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 25   In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

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   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

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

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