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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Wednesday, 01 June 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   On this day in history 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   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) in the year 1856.  

Jan 12   The birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter in the year 1856.  

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Jan 17   In the year 1856 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 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   On this day in history auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.  

Feb 02   Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer in the year 1856.  

Feb 05   On this day in history otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau)  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history frank Harris, Galway England, writer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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