Historical Events In 1855
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Nov 07 On this day in history edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) on this day in history.
Nov 26 Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56 in the year 1855.
Nov 30 On this day in history marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance
Dec 03 On this day in history the Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic.
Dec 11 On this day in history julian Edwards, composer
Dec 23 Alan Gray, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 25 James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884 on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1855 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 On this day in history paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
Dec 30 In the year 1855 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
Dec 31 In the year 1855 giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet