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1855
      
Walt Whitman Published Leaves of Grass
1855
      
The Bessemer Process Was Invented
Enabling steel to be mass produced
Anatoli Liadov
   was born on   
May 10, 1855
St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]
1855
      
Bowring Treaty
Between Britain and Siam; opened Bangkok to foreign free trade, but guaranteed Siam's independent sovereignty.
1855
      
Canadian-American Reciprocity Treaty
Trade treaty between the colonies of British North America and the United States.
1855
      
Point Elliott Treaty
United States government and various Native American tribes of the Puget Sound region in the newly-formed Washington Territory.
1855
      
Point No Point Treaty
Original inhabitants of the Kitsap Peninsula cede ownership of their land in exchange for small reservations in Hood Canal and a payment of 60,000 dollars from the U.S. federal government.
1855
      
Treaty of Hellgate
The Bitteroot Salish, Pend d'Oreille, and the Kootenai tribes cede territories to the United States government.
1855
      
Treaty of Neah Bay
Between the United States and the Makah Indians.
1855
      
Treaty of Shimoda
Defines the border between Japan and Russia; three Japanese ports opened to international use.
1855
   is birth year of   
Chausson
Ernest, d. 1899
1855
   was the first publication of   
“In the Uttermost Parts of the Sea”
1855
   was the first publication of   
The Money-Box
1855
   was the first publication of   
A Leaf from Heaven
1855
   was the first publication of   
Jack the Dullard
1855
   was the first publication of   
Ib and Little Christina
Renfrew Royal Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1855
Lanark Royal Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1855
Wishaw Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1855
Viscount Palmerston
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1855-1858
Liberal, Henry John Temple
Charlotte Brontë
   died in   
1855 aged 38 from Tuberculosis (debated)
novelist English
Tsar Nicholas I
   reigned from   
1825-1855
Had reduced Poland to the status of a Russian province; helped Hapsburgs suppress an uprising in Hungary.
Jules-Henri Vernoy De Saint-Georges
   composed   
Jaguarita L'Indienne (1855)
Jaguarita the Printed calico
Jacques Offenbach
   composed   
Le Décaméron, Ou La Grotte D'azur (1855)
Ned Kelly
   lifespan was   
1855-1880
Australia's most famous bushranger.
Lord Aberdeen
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1852-1855
Peelite, George Hamilton-Gordon
Tsar Alexander II
   reigned from   
1855-1881
Aka The Liberator. Responsible for emancipation of the serfs. Assassinated.
Jacques Offenbach
   composed   
Ba-ta-clan (1855)
Jacques Offenbach
   composed   
Trafalgar – Sur Un Volcan (1855)
Last Plague Pandemic
   occurred in   
1855-1959
This last great bubonic plague epidemic was responsible for more than 12 million deaths.






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