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Historical Events In 1855

Friday, 10 July 2020

Nov 07   Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) in the year 1855.  

Nov 10   Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God) in the year 1855.  

Nov 13   On this day in history daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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   Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.  

Dec 23   Alan Gray, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 25   James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer  

Dec 27   In the year 1855 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist  

Dec 30   On this day in history heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)  

Dec 31   In the year 1855 giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet  

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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   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   In the year 1855 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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1855 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   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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