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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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   Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history the birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1856 daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)  

Jan 23   On this day in history steamer Pacific lost  

Jan 25   On this day in history battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery  

Jan 29   Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government in the year 1856.  

Feb 01   Auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College in the year 1856.  

Feb 02   On this day in history makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer  

Feb 05   Otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history john Rutledge, Liverpool-New York steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 20   In the year 1856 john Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 21   Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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] on this day in history.  

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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   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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   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   On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 11   On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1856 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   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

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

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