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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

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   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" in the year 1855.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36  

Aug 29   In the year 1855 emil Pauer, composer  

Aug 31   Stefan Surzynski, composer in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history ferdinand B Hummel, composer  

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   Thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gustav Ehrismann, German germanist  

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

Oct 09   In the year 1855 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 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   In the year 1855 bessemer steelmaking process patented  

Oct 18   Franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 in the year 1855.  

Oct 26   In the year 1855 charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals)  

Oct 28   In the year 1855 ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

Nov 01   Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music) in the year 1855.  

Nov 05   Eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate in the year 1855.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)  

Nov 10   Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God) on this day in 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   On this day in history birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

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

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

Jan 21   In the year 1855 birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

Jan 10   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 20   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1855 nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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