Historical Events In 1855
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Nov 07 Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1855 josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God)
Nov 13 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker in the year 1855.
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 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 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 Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 23 Alan Gray, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 25 James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884 in the year 1855.
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 Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 27 In the year 1855 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
Dec 30 Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity) on this day in history.
Dec 31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet in the year 1855.