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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

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   Julius Rontgen, composer in the year 1855.  

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

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   Jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75 in the year 1855.  

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

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

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

Jun 17   Heavy French/British bombing of Sebastopol, 2000+ killed in the year 1855.  

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) in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Piotr Maszynski, composer in the year 1855.  

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 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   In the year 1855 richard Samuel Hughes, composer  

Jul 16   On this day in history charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

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