Historical Events In 1855
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Jan 05 King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor) on this day in history.
Jan 05 USS Plymouth crew skirmish with Chinese troops on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
Jan 10 On this day in history peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
Jan 20 On this day in history amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer
Jan 21 John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer in the year 1855.
Jan 22 On this day in history ernst Kullak, composer
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 In the year 1855 dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83
Jan 26 On this day in history arthur Hervey, composer
Jan 28 The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway on this day in history.
Jan 28 William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine) on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history western railroads blocked by snow
Feb 01 Third plague pandemic in Worldwide killing 12 million+ in India and China alone people in the year 1855.
Feb 01 In the year 1855 yellow fever in United States
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 on this day in history.
Feb 04 Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela on this day in history.
Feb 05 British government of Palmerston forms on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1855 british govt of Palmerston forms
Feb 08 The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon in the year 1855.
Feb 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1855 michigan State University was established.
Feb 14 On this day in history 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 Gustav Hollaender, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1855 carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies
Feb 24 US Court of Claims established for cases against the government in the year 1855.
Feb 24 On this day in history uS Court of Claims forms for cases against govt