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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

May 02   Theodore Moses Tobani, composer on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1855 antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens  

May 04   Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66 in the year 1855.  

May 05   On this day in history nYC regains Castle Clinton, to be used for immigration  

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   Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) in the year 1855.  

May 15   On this day in history eduard earl of Keyserling, German writer (Dritte Stiege)  

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

May 21   Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention in the year 1855.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1855 opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)  

Jun 23   Maude Valerie White, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1855 giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   Johann P Zilcher, German composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 09   Lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War in the year 1855.  

Jul 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

Jul 25   In the year 1855 edward Solomon, composer  

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   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   On this day in history birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

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   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   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   In the year 1855 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   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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