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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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   Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history john Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations"  

Aug 09   Battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising in the year 1855.  

Aug 27   Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1855.  

Aug 29   In the year 1855 emil Pauer, composer  

Aug 31   Stefan Surzynski, composer in the year 1855.  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

Sep 27   George F Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," 2nd American opera, opens in NYC in the year 1855.  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

Oct 09   Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope in the year 1855.  

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

Oct 13   Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1855.  

Oct 14   On this day in history george Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl)  

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   Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 in the year 1855.  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1855 edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)  

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   In the year 1855 birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

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   In the year 1855 birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Mar 02   In the year 1855 nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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