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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 05   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.  

Jan 06   In the year 1856 giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1856 dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 the birth of John Singer Sargent, American painter  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

Jan 18   On this day in history daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)  

Jan 23   Steamer Pacific lost on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government  

Feb 01   In the year 1856 auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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   Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   American (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy in the year 1856.  

Feb 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 john Rutledge, Liverpool-New York steamer, hits iceberg; many die  

Feb 20   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1856 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   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

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

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

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

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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