On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1855

Historical Events

Historic Publication

In Brooklyn, New York, the first edition of Walt Whitman's book of poems, "Leaves of Grass" is published

1855 Highlights

About July 4, 1855

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer