Historical Events In 1855
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Jul 31 Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg) on this day in history.
Aug 01 Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants in the year 1855.
Aug 03 On this day in history rotterdam-Gouda railway opens
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 Emil Pauer, composer in the year 1855.
Aug 31 In the year 1855 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 in the year 1855.
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 In the year 1855 thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography)
Sep 29 On this day in history michele Esposito, composer
Oct 06 August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75 in the year 1855.
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 Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope on this day in history.
Oct 12 Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic) in the year 1855.
Oct 13 Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1855.
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 On this day in history bessemer steelmaking process patented
Oct 18 In the year 1855 franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres
Oct 25 On this day in history willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84
Oct 26 On this day in history charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals)
Oct 28 Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) in the year 1855.
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 On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer
Nov 07 In the year 1855 edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)
Nov 10 In the year 1855 josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)