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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history steamer Pacific lost  

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1856 victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery  

Jan 29   In the year 1856 victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery by the British Government  

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

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   On this day in history frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)  

Feb 15   Frank Harris, Galway England, writer on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam) in the year 1856.  

Feb 17   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

Feb 18   American (Know-Nothing) Party abolishes secrecy on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier OH  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1856 hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history first national meeting of the Republican Party (Pittsburgh)  

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   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

Feb 17   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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