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Historical Events In 1855

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Nov 07   In the year 1855 edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect)  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1855 daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1855 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 27   Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1855 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)  

Dec 31   On this day in history giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet  

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Famous Birthdays In 1855

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1855 birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1855 birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   In the year 1855 birth of amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1855 birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 25   In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

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   In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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