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Historical Events In 1855

Saturday, 25 May 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   Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1855.  

Dec 03   The Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.  

Dec 23   In the year 1855 alan Gray, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 birth of peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

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

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died in the year 1855.  

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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

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

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

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