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.