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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1855 registration of letters authorized by Congress  

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   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   The Niagara Suspension Bridge opens, linking Canada and the US; the world's first suspension bridge built to carry trains on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston KS  

Mar 27   Abraham Gesner patents kerosene in the year 1855.  

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

Mar 31   In the year 1855 charlotte Bronte, English author (Jane Eyre), dies at 38  

Apr 06   J Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe in the year 1855.  

Apr 09   Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 28   On this day in history first veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston  

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   In the year 1855 birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

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   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1855 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   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   On this day in history death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

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

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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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