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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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   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   In the year 1855 anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]  

May 11   Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) in the year 1855.  

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   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   In the year 1855 nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies  

Jun 01   US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history the Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.  

Jun 05   In the year 1855 anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention  

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

Jun 13   Opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1855 robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)  

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

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   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   Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University in the year 1855.  

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   Johann P Zilcher, German composer on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War  

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 in the year 1855.  

Jul 25   In the year 1855 edward Solomon, composer  

Jul 30   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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