March 8, 1855 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History


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