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Historical Events In 1856

Monday, 21 January 2019

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

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   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   On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1856 steamer Pacific lost  

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

Jan 25   Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers &Indians in the year 1856.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Frank Harris, Galway England, writer on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)  

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

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

Feb 19   Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1856 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

Jan 17   On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

Jan 24   In the year 1856 death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

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

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