On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1855

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Neisser, German physician who discovered the bacteria that cause gonorrhea and leprosy, born in Schweidnitz, Prussian Empire (d. 1916)
  • Ernst Kullak, German pianist, and composer of parlor music, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1914)
1855 Highlights

About January 22, 1855

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius