Historical Events In 1855
Wednesday, 17 July 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 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens in the year 1855.
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 On this day in history emil Pauer, composer
Aug 31 On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer
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 Ferdinand B Hummel, composer in the year 1855.
Sep 08 Crimean war on this day in history.
Sep 09 Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist in the year 1855.
Sep 24 On this day in history alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86
Sep 27 On this day in history george F Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," 2nd American opera, opens in NYC
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 In the year 1855 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 In the year 1855 joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope
Oct 12 Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic) in the year 1855.
Oct 13 In the year 1855 gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91
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 In the year 1855 bessemer steelmaking process patented
Oct 18 On this day in history franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres
Oct 25 Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1855 eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate
Nov 06 In the year 1855 eduard Yosif Kotek, composer
Nov 07 Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) in the year 1855.
Nov 10 On this day in history josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)