On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1855

Historical Events

Historic Event

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, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)
1855 Highlights

About February 25, 1855

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces