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Historical Events In 1855

Friday, 20 May 2022

Jul 25   Edward Solomon, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 30   James Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History" in the year 1855.  

Jul 31   On this day in history 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   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer  

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   Ferdinand B Hummel, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history crimean war  

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   In the year 1855 michele Esposito, composer  

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

Oct 08   Gustav Ehrismann, German germanist on this day in history.  

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   Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic) on this day in history.  

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   Bessemer steelmaking process patented in the year 1855.  

Oct 18   Franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres in the year 1855.  

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) in the year 1855.  

Oct 28   On this day in history ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

Nov 01   Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music) on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1855 eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate  

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

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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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   In the year 1855 death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

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

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