On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1855

Historical Events

  • Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Hunter, English cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests, 11 dismissals; Yorkshire CCC), born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England (d. 1891)
1855 Highlights

About August 3, 1855

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 165 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo