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Historical Events In 1855

Monday, 22 July 2019

Nov 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)  

Nov 26   In the year 1855 adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56  

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   In the year 1855 julian Edwards, composer  

Dec 23   On this day in history alan Gray, composer  

Dec 25   On this day in history james Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884  

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   In the year 1855 arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer  

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

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.  

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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   In the year 1855 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   On this day in history birth of jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

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

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   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   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 06   In the year 1855 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 on this day in history.  

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

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