| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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 in the year 1855.  

Mar 03   Congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use in the year 1855.  

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

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

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

Mar 08   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history john White, composer  

Mar 13   Percival "Percy" Lowell, US astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto) in the year 1855.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston KS  

Mar 27   Abraham Gesner patents kerosene in the year 1855.  

Mar 27   In the year 1855 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   J Chacornac discovers asteroid #34 Circe on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   R Luther discovers asteroid #35 Leukothea on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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

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

Apr 28   First veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston in the year 1855.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next Page »

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   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   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   In the year 1855 birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

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

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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present