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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Jul 25   In the year 1855 edward Solomon, composer  

Jul 30   James Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History" in the year 1855.  

Jul 31   Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg) in the year 1855.  

Aug 01   In the year 1855 castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants  

Aug 03   On this day in history rotterdam-Gouda railway opens  

Aug 04   On this day in history john Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations"  

Aug 09   Battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising in the year 1855.  

Aug 27   In the year 1855 francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36  

Aug 29   On this day in history emil Pauer, composer  

Aug 31   In the year 1855 stefan Surzynski, composer  

Sep 03   In the year 1855 indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.  

Sep 06   Ferdinand B Hummel, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 08   In the year 1855 crimean war  

Sep 09   On this day in history houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist  

Sep 24   On this day in history alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86  

Sep 27   George F Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," 2nd American opera, opens in NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1855 thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography)  

Sep 29   In the year 1855 michele Esposito, composer  

Oct 06   August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Gustav Ehrismann, German germanist in the year 1855.  

Oct 09   Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope  

Oct 12   Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic) in the year 1855.  

Oct 13   Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1855.  

Oct 14   On this day in history george Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)  

Oct 16   Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Bessemer steelmaking process patented in the year 1855.  

Oct 18   In the year 1855 franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres  

Oct 25   In the year 1855 willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84  

Oct 26   Charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)  

Nov 05   In the year 1855 eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate  

Nov 06   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

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