On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1855

Historical Events

  • American inventor Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor
  • Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts, patents first calliope (steam powered musical instrument)
1855 Highlights

About October 9, 1855

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra