What Happened on February 25, 1855

Historical Events

Bill the Butcher Shot

Bowery Boys gang leader William Poole "Bill the Butcher" shot in the back by gang of archrival John Morrissey in New York (dies 8th March)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ces├írio Verde, Portuguese poet (d. 1886)
  • George Bonnor, Australian cricket batsman (17 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 128; NSW CA, Victoria CA), born in Bathurst, Australia (d. 1912)
Born in 1855
1855 Highlights

About February 25, 1855

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces