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Historical Events In 1855

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

May 03   Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens in the year 1855.  

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 in the year 1855.  

May 09   On this day in history julius Rontgen, composer  

May 10   Anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS] on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake)  

May 15   Eduard earl of Keyserling, German writer (Dritte Stiege) in the year 1855.  

May 15   On this day in history jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75  

May 21   In the year 1855 emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes)  

May 24   On this day in history arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright  

May 27   Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies in the year 1855.  

Jun 01   US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery in the year 1855.  

Jun 02   The Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 13   On this day in history opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)  

Jun 14   Robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history commissioners appointed to lay out SF streets west of Larkin  

Jun 22   In the year 1855 sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)  

Jun 23   Maude Valerie White, composer in the year 1855.  

Jun 28   Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1855 the Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University  

Jul 03   In the year 1855 piotr Maszynski, composer  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history johann P Zilcher, German composer  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1855 richard Samuel Hughes, composer  

Jul 16   Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer in the year 1855.  

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

Jul 25   Edward Solomon, composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 30   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of gérard 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   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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