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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1855

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1855 birth of hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)  

Jan 05   King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889) was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 20   Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born in the year 1855.  

Jan 22   Ernst Kullak, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   John Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926) was born in the year 1855.  

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 in the year 1855.  

Jan 25   On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83  

Jan 26   In the year 1855 death of gĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808)  

Feb 06   On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

Feb 20   Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies  

Mar 02   Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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