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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Jul 31   On this day in history hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg)  

Aug 01   On this day in history 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   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Stefan Surzynski, composer in the year 1855.  

Sep 03   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 in the year 1855.  

Sep 06   On this day in history ferdinand B Hummel, composer  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Sep 29   Michele Esposito, composer in the year 1855.  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 16   Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian in the year 1855.  

Oct 17   On this day in history bessemer steelmaking process patented  

Oct 18   On this day in history franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres  

Oct 25   On this day in history 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   Eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer in the year 1855.  

Nov 07   Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) in the year 1855.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 in the year 1855.  

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