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Historical Events In 1855

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jul 31   On this day in history hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg)  

Aug 01   On this day in history castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants  

Aug 03   Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1855 john Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations"  

Aug 09   In the year 1855 battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

Aug 27   Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Emil Pauer, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Stefan Surzynski, composer in the year 1855.  

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   In the year 1855 ferdinand B Hummel, composer  

Sep 08   Crimean war on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1855 michele Esposito, composer  

Oct 06   August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 13   Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl) in the year 1855.  

Oct 16   In the year 1855 camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian  

Oct 17   In the year 1855 bessemer steelmaking process patented  

Oct 18   In the year 1855 franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres  

Oct 25   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

Nov 01   Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music) in the year 1855.  

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.  

Nov 07   On this day in history edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)  

Nov 10   Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1855

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

Jan 05   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

Jan 15   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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 in the year 1855.  

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   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 20   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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