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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

May 02   Theodore Moses Tobani, composer in the year 1855.  

May 03   Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66  

May 05   NYC regains Castle Clinton, to be used for immigration on this day in history.  

May 09   Julius Rontgen, composer on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]  

May 11   Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) on this day in history.  

May 15   Eduard earl of Keyserling, German writer (Dritte Stiege) on this day in history.  

May 15   Jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

May 21   Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes) in the year 1855.  

May 24   Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright in the year 1855.  

May 27   On this day in history nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies  

Jun 01   In the year 1855 uS adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery  

Jun 02   In the year 1855 the Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.  

Jun 05   On this day in history anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention  

Jun 05   In the year 1855 anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's first convention  

Jun 13   Opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris) in the year 1855.  

Jun 14   In the year 1855 robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)  

Jun 17   On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer  

Jun 17   On this day in history heavy French/British bombing of Sebastopol, 2000+ killed  

Jun 20   Commissioners appointed to lay out SF streets west of Larkin on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player) on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history maude Valerie White, composer  

Jun 28   Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1855.  

Jun 28   On this day in history the Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University  

Jul 03   Piotr Maszynski, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In Brooklyn, New York, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, titled Leaves of Grass, is published in the year 1855.  

Jul 09   Johann P Zilcher, German composer on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Richard Samuel Hughes, composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 16   In the year 1855 charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer  

Jul 20   On this day in history 1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands  

Jul 25   Edward Solomon, composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 30   On this day in history james Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American 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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Jan 26   Gérard 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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

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