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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  

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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   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1855 birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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

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   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1855 nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58  

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