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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Apr 29   Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS] in the year 1855.  

Apr 30   Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history theodore Moses Tobani, composer  

May 03   Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66  

May 05   NYC regains Castle Clinton, to be used for immigration in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake)  

May 15   In the year 1855 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) on this day in history.  

May 24   Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 the Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   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   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   Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player) in the year 1855.  

Jun 23   Maude Valerie White, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1855.  

Jun 28   In the year 1855 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 in the year 1855.  

Jul 09   In the year 1855 johann P Zilcher, German composer  

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 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   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

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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