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Historical Events In 1855

Wednesday, 17 July 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history emil Pauer, composer  

Aug 31   On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer  

Sep 03   In the year 1855 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   Crimean war on this day in history.  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86  

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

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

Sep 29   Michele Esposito, composer in the year 1855.  

Oct 06   In the year 1855 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 in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91  

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   In the year 1855 bessemer steelmaking process patented  

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

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

Oct 26   Charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1855 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer  

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1855 birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

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

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 in the year 1855.  

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

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