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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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 in the year 1855.  

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

Aug 04   John Bartlett publishes "Familiar Quotations" on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1855 francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer, dies at 36  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer  

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   Crimean war on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 12   In the year 1855 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian  

Oct 17   Bessemer steelmaking process patented on this day in history.  

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

Oct 25   In the year 1855 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   In the year 1855 ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

Nov 01   In the year 1855 guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)  

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

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   In the year 1855 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   Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 in the year 1855.  

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