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Historical Events Happened In 1856

Friday, 27 March 2015

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   In the year 1856 dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA  

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   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] in the year 1856.  

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) on this day in history.  

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   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) in the year 1856.  

Jan 23   In the year 1856 steamer Pacific lost  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.  

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   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   On this day in history frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)  

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

Feb 16   Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam) in the year 1856.  

Feb 17   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

Feb 18   In the year 1856 american (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy  

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   In the year 1856 john Rutledge, Liverpool-New York steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

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

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

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

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

Feb 25   Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876] in the year 1856.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1856 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   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died in the year 1856.  

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris