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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

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   In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   On this day in history anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 18   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) in the year 1856.  

Jan 23   In the year 1856 steamer Pacific lost  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1856 american (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy  

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   John Rutledge, Liverpool-New York steamer, hits iceberg; many die on this day in history.  

Feb 20   John Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die in the year 1856.  

Feb 21   Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam) in the year 1856.  

Feb 22   1st national meeting of Republican Party (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   In the year 1856 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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