Historical Events In 1855
Friday, 14 December 2018
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 In the year 1855 clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies
Jan 09 The clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies in the year 1855.
Jan 10 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People) in the year 1855.
Jan 20 Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1855 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 On this day in history dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83
Jan 26 Arthur Hervey, composer in the year 1855.
Jan 28 In the year 1855 the first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
Jan 28 William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine) on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1855 western railroads blocked by snow
Feb 03 Wisconsin Supreme Court declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional
Feb 04 On this day in history soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
Feb 05 On this day in history british government of Palmerston forms
Feb 05 British govt of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.
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 in the year 1855.
Feb 12 Michigan State University was established in the year 1855.
Feb 14 Texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1855 gustav Hollaender, composer
Feb 17 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I) in the year 1855.
Feb 20 In the year 1855 joseph Hume, social reformer, dies
Feb 21 Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame) in the year 1855.
Feb 23 Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1855 uS Court of Claims established for cases against the government
Feb 24 In the year 1855 uS Court of Claims forms for cases against govt
Feb 25 George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888) in the year 1855.
Mar 02 Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia in the year 1855.