Historical Events In 1855
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Nov 07 Edwin H Hall, US physicist (Hall effect) on this day in history.
Nov 10 Josiah Royce, US, philosopher (conception of God) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 19 Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) in the year 1855.
Nov 26 On this day in history adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56
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 Alan Gray, composer in the year 1855.
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 On this day in history 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