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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Jan 05   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.  

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer in the year 1856.  

Jan 08   Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA in the year 1856.  

Jan 08   Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif in the year 1856.  

Jan 08   Dr. John Veatch discovers Borax (hydrated sodium borate), still popular as a hand and laundry cleaner in the 1950s and 1960s on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 the birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)  

Jan 23   In the year 1856 steamer Pacific lost  

Jan 25   Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians in the year 1856.  

Jan 25   On this day in history battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers &Indians  

Jan 29   In the year 1856 victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery  

Jan 29   In the year 1856 victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government  

Feb 01   On this day in history auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.  

Feb 02   Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer in the year 1856.  

Feb 05   On this day in history otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau)  

Feb 07   The colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the first piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves) in the year 1856.  

Feb 15   Frank Harris, Galway England, writer in the year 1856.  

Feb 16   Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam) in the year 1856.  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

Feb 18   In the year 1856 american (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy  

Feb 19   Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH in the year 1856.  

Feb 19   Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier, Ohio in the year 1856.  

Feb 20   On this day in history john Rutledge, Liverpool-New York steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 20   On this day in history john Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 21   In the year 1856 hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)  

Feb 22   1st national meeting of Republican Party (Pittsburgh) in the year 1856.  

Feb 22   On this day in history first national meeting of the Republican Party (Pittsburgh)  

Feb 25   Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876] on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)  

Famous Deaths In 1856

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   In the year 1856 death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris on this day in history.