Historical Events In 1855
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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 In the year 1855 clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies
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 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 John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer in the year 1855.
Jan 22 In the year 1855 ernst Kullak, composer
Jan 23 In the year 1855 the first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.
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 In the year 1855 william Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)
Jan 31 On this day in history western railroads blocked by snow
Feb 01 On this day in history third plague pandemic in Worldwide killing 12 million+ in India and China alone people
Feb 01 Yellow fever in United States 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 Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela in the year 1855.
Feb 05 British government of Palmerston forms in the year 1855.
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 In the year 1855 uS citizenship laws amended all children of US parents born abroad granted US citizenship
Feb 11 On this day in history kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam.
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 Gustav Hollaender, composer in the year 1855.
Feb 17 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I) in the year 1855.
Feb 20 Joseph Hume, social reformer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1855 alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)
Feb 23 On this day in history carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies
Feb 24 On this day in history 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