Historical Events In 1855
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jan 05 King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) in the year 1855.
Jan 05 In the year 1855 uSS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops
Jan 09 Clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies in the year 1855.
Jan 09 In the year 1855 the clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies
Jan 10 In the year 1855 mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
Jan 10 In the year 1855 peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
Jan 20 Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer
Jan 22 Ernst Kullak, composer in the year 1855.
Jan 23 The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge in the year 1855.
Jan 25 Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1855 arthur Hervey, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1855 the first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
Jan 28 In the year 1855 william Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)
Jan 31 Western railroads blocked by snow on this day in history.
Feb 03 Wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional in the year 1855.
Feb 03 Wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional in the year 1855.
Feb 04 On this day in history soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
Feb 05 In the year 1855 british government of Palmerston forms
Feb 05 In the year 1855 british govt of Palmerston forms
Feb 08 The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1855 uS citizenship laws amended all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship
Feb 11 Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1855 michigan State University was established.
Feb 14 In the year 1855 texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas.
Feb 15 On this day in history gustav Hollaender, composer
Feb 17 In the year 1855 otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I)
Feb 20 Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
Feb 23 In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies
Feb 24 In the year 1855 uS Court of Claims established for cases against the government
Feb 24 US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt in the year 1855.
Feb 25 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) on this day in history.
Mar 02 On this day in history aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia