Historical Events In 1855
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Nov 13 On this day in history daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
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) on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1855 adam B Mickiewicz, Polish poet (Polish Legion), dies at 56
Nov 30 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance in the year 1855.
Dec 03 The Great Western Railway "branch" between Hamilton and Toronto is opened to traffic on this day in history.
Dec 11 Julian Edwards, composer in the year 1855.
Dec 23 In the year 1855 alan Gray, composer
Dec 25 On this day in history james Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884
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 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist on this day in history.
Dec 30 In the year 1855 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
Dec 31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet on this day in history.