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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Jan 05   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 02   In the year 1856 makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer  

Feb 05   Otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau) in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)  

Feb 15   Frank Harris, Galway England, writer in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 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   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   On this day in history 1st national meeting of Republican Party (Pittsburgh)  

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   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

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   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

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 in the year 1856.  

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