The year 1855 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1855 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1855 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
31 JulyAmerica's first veterinary college was founded in Boston.
24 MarchLong-distance messages were sent from Telegraph between Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi.
09 JanuaryThe Clapper Guiding Star disappeared in the Atlantic Sea, killing 40 people.
05 FebruaryLord Palmerstone became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
08 MarchBates College was founded in Louisston, Maine by abolitionists.
28 AprilThe first Veterinary College in the US was incorporated in Boston.
22 MayThe province of Victoria was administratively separated from NewSouth Wales.
29 JuneDaily Telegraph newspaper started publication in London.
04 JulyWalt Whitman's poetry collection Leaves of Grass was published in Brooklyn.
01 AugustThe first ascent on Monte Rosa, the second highest summit in the Alps was held.
08 SeptemberQueen Isabella II of Spain opened Iloilo for world trade.
24 OctoberVan Diemen's Land was officially named Tasmania.
22 DecemberThe Metropolitan Board of Works was established in London.
08 FebruaryA series of mysteriously hoof-like marks known as the Devil's Footprints appeared in the snow in Devon, England, and continued throughout the countryside for over 100 miles (160 km).
12 FebruaryMichigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, was founded as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, the United States' first agricultural college.
03 MayAmerican courageous William Walker and a group of mercenaries from San Francisco to win Nicaragua.
04 JuneMajor Henry c. Wayne purchased camels for the installation of American camels for the purchase of camels in the USS supply.
30 JuneThe Santhals of Rajmahal Hills, Santhal-Pargana, Bihar started their agitation against the sick behavior by the British, Revenue officials, police, landlords and moneylenders under the leadership of Indus and Kanhu in the Bhorenheji of Bengali.
04 JulyThe first version of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass was published, and became one of the most important collection of American poetry.
17 NovemberExplorer David Livingstone became the first European to see Victaria Falls, the world's largest waterfall, now the Zimbia-Jimbabwe border.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1855 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event

Famous People's Birthdays in 1855 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
02 DecemberSir Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar / Politician / India
10 MayYukteswar Giri / Educator / India

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