Historical Events In 1855
Friday, 22 November 2019
Nov 13 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker on this day in history.
Nov 17 David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe in the year 1855.
Nov 19 Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1855 the Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic.
Dec 11 Julian Edwards, composer on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history alan Gray, composer
Dec 25 In the year 1855 james Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884
Dec 25 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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 27 On this day in history paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
Dec 30 In the year 1855 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
Dec 31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet in the year 1855.