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Historical Events In 1855

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   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   Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance on this day in history.  

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

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   Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 30   Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1855.  

Jan 26   In the year 1855 death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies in the year 1855.  

Feb 23   In the year 1855 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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