What Happened on March 8, 1855

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st train crosses 1st US railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Poole, Infamous member of New York City's Bowery Boys gang, dies of a gunshot wound at 33

Gang Leader Bill the Butcher
Gang Leader
Bill the Butcher