Historical Events for January 1855
Events 1 - 4 of 4
9th - Clipper Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dead
23rd - The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.
28th - The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
31st - Western railroads blocked by snow