Historical Events Happened In 1856
Saturday, 01 August 2015
Jan 05 Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.
Jan 06 In the year 1856 giuseppe Martucci, composer
Jan 08 Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA in the year 1856.
Jan 08 On this day in history dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif
Jan 08 In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]
Jan 12 On this day in history john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)
Jan 12 In the year 1856 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 In the year 1856 steamer Pacific lost
Jan 25 Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1856 battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers &Indians
Jan 29 On this day in history victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery
Jan 29 In the year 1856 victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government
Feb 01 In the year 1856 auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.
Feb 02 In the year 1856 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 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 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 American (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy in the year 1856.
Feb 19 In the year 1856 tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH
Feb 19 Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier, Ohio in the year 1856.
Feb 20 In the year 1856 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 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) in the year 1856.
Feb 25 Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876] in the year 1856.