On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1855

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bowery Boys gang leader William Poole aka "Bill the Butcher" is buried in Brooklyn with 155 carriages and 6,000 mourners

Gang Leader Bill the Butcher
Gang Leader
Bill the Butcher

1855 Highlights

About March 11, 1855

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces