Historical Events in October 1855

  • Oct 9 American inventor Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor
  • Oct 9 Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts, patents first calliope (musical instrument)
  • Oct 17 Bessemer steelmaking process patented

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Oct 18 Franz Liszt's symphonic poem "Prometheus" premieres

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt