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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jul 25   Edward Solomon, composer in the year 1855.  

Jul 30   James Edward Kelly, US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History" on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 rotterdam-Gouda railway opens  

Aug 04   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" in the year 1855.  

Aug 09   On this day in history battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

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   Stefan Surzynski, composer in the year 1855.  

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   Crimean war in the year 1855.  

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   Thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history michele Esposito, composer  

Oct 06   In the year 1855 august L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75  

Oct 08   On this day in history gustav Ehrismann, German germanist  

Oct 09   On this day in history isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor  

Oct 09   In the year 1855 joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope  

Oct 12   Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic) on this day in history.  

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   Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian in the year 1855.  

Oct 17   On this day in history bessemer steelmaking process patented  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)  

Nov 05   Eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

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   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1855.  

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

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

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