Historical Events In 1855
Thursday, 22 November 2018
Nov 13 In the year 1855 daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
Nov 17 David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe on this day in history.
Nov 19 Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) in the year 1855.
Nov 26 In the year 1855 adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56
Nov 30 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer
Dec 27 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist in the year 1855.
Dec 30 Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity) in the year 1855.
Dec 31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet on this day in history.