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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Nov 07   Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1855 josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)  

Nov 13   Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker in the year 1855.  

Nov 17   David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe in the year 1855.  

Nov 19   In the year 1855 billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)  

Nov 26   Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance  

Dec 03   In the year 1855 the Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic.  

Dec 11   Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.  

Dec 23   Alan Gray, composer in the year 1855.  

Dec 25   James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884 in the year 1855.  

Dec 25   On this day in history soldiers of the Royal Canadian Rifles at the Tête du Pont barracks clear ice from Lake Ontario and use field hockey sticks and lacrosse balls to play what is reputed to be the first game of ice hockey  

Dec 26   Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer in the year 1855.  

Dec 27   In the year 1855 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist  

Dec 30   Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet in the year 1855.  

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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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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

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

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies in the year 1855.  

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

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