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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jul 31   Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

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

Aug 29   Emil Pauer, composer in the year 1855.  

Aug 31   In the year 1855 stefan Surzynski, composer  

Sep 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

Sep 08   In the year 1855 crimean war  

Sep 09   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history michele Esposito, composer  

Oct 06   August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75 in the year 1855.  

Oct 08   On this day in history gustav Ehrismann, German germanist  

Oct 09   In the year 1855 isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor  

Oct 09   Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope on this day in history.  

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   George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian  

Oct 17   On this day in history bessemer steelmaking process patented  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84  

Oct 26   On this day in history charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals)  

Oct 28   Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1855 edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)  

Nov 10   In the year 1855 josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)  

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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   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

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   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1855 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   On this day in history 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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