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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

Jan 06   On this day in history giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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

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

Jan 08   Dr. John Veatch discovers Borax (hydrated sodium borate), still popular as a hand and laundry cleaner in the 1950s and 1960s in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

Jan 18   In the year 1856 daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)  

Jan 23   Steamer Pacific lost on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery  

Jan 29   Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government in the year 1856.  

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) in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)  

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

Feb 18   American (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy in the year 1856.  

Feb 19   Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 20   In the year 1856 john Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 21   On this day in history hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)  

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

Feb 22   First national meeting of the Republican Party (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

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   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

Jan 18   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

Jan 12   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

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

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   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris