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Historical Events In 1855

Saturday, 23 January 2021

Apr 29   In the year 1855 anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]  

Apr 30   In the year 1855 henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68  

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

May 03   On this day in history antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens  

May 04   In the year 1855 camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66  

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

May 09   Julius Rontgen, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 11   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes)  

May 24   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)  

Jun 17   Fritz Steinbach, composer in the year 1855.  

Jun 17   In the year 1855 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   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   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   On this day in history lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War  

Jul 14   On this day in history richard Samuel Hughes, composer  

Jul 16   Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Gérard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 06   In the year 1855 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   In the year 1855 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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