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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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

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

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

May 05   In the year 1855 nYC regains Castle Clinton, to be used for immigration  

May 09   In the year 1855 julius Rontgen, composer  

May 10   Anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS] in the year 1855.  

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

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

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

Jun 05   Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's first convention on this day in history.  

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

Jun 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 commissioners appointed to lay out SF streets west of Larkin  

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

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

Jun 28   On this day in history 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   Piotr Maszynski, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 johann P Zilcher, German composer  

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   In the year 1855 charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history edward Solomon, composer  

Jul 30   James Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History" in the year 1855.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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