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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Jan 05   In the year 1856 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 06   On this day in history giuseppe Martucci, composer  

Jan 08   Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1856 dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 12   On this day in history the birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter  

Jan 17   On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

Jan 18   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) in the year 1856.  

Jan 23   Steamer Pacific lost on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer  

Feb 05   Otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

Feb 14   Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Frank Harris, Galway England, writer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

Feb 18   On this day in history american (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy  

Feb 19   On this day in history tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH  

Feb 19   In the year 1856 tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier, Ohio  

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

Feb 20   John Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die in the year 1856.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history 1st national meeting of Republican Party (Pittsburgh)  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876]  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1856 birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

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

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   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) was born in the year 1856.  

Famous Deaths In 1856

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

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   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

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   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris