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Historical Events In 1856

Friday, 14 May 2021

Jan 05   In the year 1856 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer in the year 1856.  

Jan 08   On this day in history dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA  

Jan 08   Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.  

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 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   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history american (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy  

Feb 19   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1856 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   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1856 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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