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Historical Events In 1855

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Nov 13   Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker in the year 1855.  

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   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 in the year 1855.  

Dec 11   Julian Edwards, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1855 alan Gray, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914) was born in the year 1855.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1855 birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

Famous Deaths In 1855

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1855 death of giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Hume, social reformer, dies  

Feb 23   In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 in the year 1855.  

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