Historical Events In 1855
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Jul 31 In the year 1855 hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg)
Aug 01 Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants in the year 1855.
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 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 Emil Pauer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history 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 Crimean war on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist
Sep 24 Alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1855 george F Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," 2nd American opera, opens in NYC
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 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 Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1855 joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope
Oct 12 In the year 1855 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) on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian
Oct 17 Bessemer steelmaking process patented on this day in history.
Oct 18 Franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres in the year 1855.
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) in the year 1855.
Oct 28 In the year 1855 ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)
Nov 01 In the year 1855 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.
Nov 07 On this day in history edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)
Nov 10 In the year 1855 josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)