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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Monday, 02 May 2016

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 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) in the year 1856.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1856 battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers &Indians  

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

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   Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

Feb 14   In the year 1856 frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)  

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

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

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

Feb 20   John Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam) in the year 1856.  

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

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

Feb 25   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1856 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

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

Jan 24   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

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

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