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.
|America's first veterinary college was founded in Boston.
|Long-distance messages were sent from Telegraph between Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi.
|The Clapper Guiding Star disappeared in the Atlantic Sea, killing 40 people.
|Lord Palmerstone became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
|Bates College was founded in Louisston, Maine by abolitionists.
|The first Veterinary College in the US was incorporated in Boston.
|The province of Victoria was administratively separated from NewSouth Wales.
|Daily Telegraph newspaper started publication in London.
|Walt Whitman's poetry collection Leaves of Grass was published in Brooklyn.
|The first ascent on Monte Rosa, the second highest summit in the Alps was held.
|Queen Isabella II of Spain opened Iloilo for world trade.
|Van Diemen's Land was officially named Tasmania.
|The Metropolitan Board of Works was established in London.
|A 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).
|Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, was founded as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, the United States' first agricultural college.
|American courageous William Walker and a group of mercenaries from San Francisco to win Nicaragua.
|Major Henry c. Wayne purchased camels for the installation of American camels for the purchase of camels in the USS supply.
|The 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.
|The first version of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass was published, and became one of the most important collection of American poetry.
|Explorer David Livingstone became the first European to see Victaria Falls, the world's largest waterfall, now the Zimbia-Jimbabwe border.