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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Jul 25   In the year 1855 edward Solomon, composer  

Jul 30   James Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History" on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens on this day in history.  

Aug 04   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   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   Ferdinand B Hummel, composer in the year 1855.  

Sep 08   In the year 1855 crimean war  

Sep 09   Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist in the year 1855.  

Sep 24   Alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1855.  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography)  

Sep 29   Michele Esposito, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history august L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75  

Oct 08   In the year 1855 gustav Ehrismann, German germanist  

Oct 09   On this day in history isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic)  

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

Oct 14   George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl) in the year 1855.  

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   Franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres in the year 1855.  

Oct 25   Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate  

Nov 06   In the year 1855 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer  

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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   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 23   In the year 1855 birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

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   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   In the year 1855 death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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