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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Apr 29   Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS] on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright in the year 1855.  

May 27   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1855 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) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

Jul 09   In the year 1855 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   1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands 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 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   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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   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   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   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   In the year 1855 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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