Historical Events In 1855
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Nov 13 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker in the year 1855.
Nov 17 On this day in history david Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe.
Nov 19 In the year 1855 billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)
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 in the year 1855.
Dec 11 Julian Edwards, composer on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 1855 alan Gray, composer
Dec 25 James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884 on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1855 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 On this day in history heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
Dec 31 In the year 1855 giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet