Historical Events In 1855
Sunday, 24 March 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 in the year 1855.
Nov 30 On this day in history marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance
Dec 03 The Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1855 julian Edwards, composer
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 in the year 1855.
Dec 26 In the year 1855 arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer
Dec 27 In the year 1855 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
Dec 30 In the year 1855 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
Dec 31 On this day in history giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet