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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Friday, 30 January 2015

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

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer in the year 1856.  

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   The birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jan 23   Steamer Pacific lost in the year 1856.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   American (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 21   Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1856 nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died in the year 1856.  

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