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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.  

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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   In the year 1855 birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born in the year 1855.  

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   On this day in history death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 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   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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