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Historical Events In 1855

Friday, 20 September 2019

Nov 13   In the year 1855 daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker  

Nov 17   In the year 1855 david Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe.  

Nov 19   Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883) in the year 1855.  

Nov 26   Adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1855 marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance  

Dec 03   The Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic in the year 1855.  

Dec 11   Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of king Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1855 birth of ernst Kullak, composer  

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   Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) died in the year 1855.  

Jan 10   In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67  

Jan 25   Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   GĂ©rard de Nerval, French writer (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1855 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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

Feb 23   Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies in the year 1855.  

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

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