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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

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   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   NYC regains Castle Clinton, to be used for immigration on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1855 julius Rontgen, composer  

May 10   On this day in history anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]  

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   Jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

May 21   Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian poet/writer (Les Flammes Hautes) in the year 1855.  

May 24   On this day in history arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright  

May 27   Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention  

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

Jun 13   On this day in history opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)  

Jun 14   Robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive) in the year 1855.  

Jun 17   On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer  

Jun 17   In the year 1855 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   Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1855 the Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University  

Jul 03   In the year 1855 piotr Maszynski, composer  

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   On this day in history johann P Zilcher, German composer  

Jul 09   Lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Richard Samuel Hughes, composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 16   Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer in the year 1855.  

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

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

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

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

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies in the year 1855.  

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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