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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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.  

May 02   In the year 1855 theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

May 03   In the year 1855 antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens  

May 04   Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

May 09   In the year 1855 julius Rontgen, composer  

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) in the year 1855.  

May 15   In the year 1855 eduard earl of Keyserling, German writer (Dritte Stiege)  

May 15   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history uS adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery  

Jun 02   On this day in history the Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.  

Jun 05   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)  

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

Jun 17   Fritz Steinbach, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 maude Valerie White, composer  

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

Jun 28   The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University in the year 1855.  

Jul 03   On this day in history piotr Maszynski, composer  

Jul 04   On this day in history in Brooklyn, New York, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, titled Leaves of Grass, is published.  

Jul 09   Johann P Zilcher, German composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 09   On this day in history lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War  

Jul 14   Richard Samuel Hughes, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1855 1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands  

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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   On this day in history 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   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

Jan 22   In the year 1855 birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 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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