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Historical Events In 1856

Friday, 24 May 2019

Feb 29   Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)  

Mar 05   Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact  

Mar 07   On this day in history matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)  

Mar 09   In the year 1856 sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama  

Mar 16   On this day in history e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince  

Mar 20   Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management in the year 1856.  

Mar 25   A E Burnside patents Burnside carbine in the year 1856.  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 david Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 new South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won  

Mar 26   NSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won in the year 1856.  

Mar 28   On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 30   On this day in history russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War  

Apr 03   On this day in history gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos  

Apr 05   In the year 1856 booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)  

Apr 10   In the year 1856 the Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.  

Apr 11   Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) in the year 1856.  

Apr 11   On this day in history battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans  

Apr 12   On this day in history william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)  

Apr 18   On this day in history russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns  

Apr 21   On this day in history the first rail train to pass over the mighty Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, IL made its journey across a newly completed bridge between the two rail centers.  

Apr 21   The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed in the year 1856.  

Apr 22   [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1856 henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)  

Apr 29   In the year 1856 peace between England & Russia  

May 03   In the year 1856 adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27  

May 06   On this day in history robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)  

May 06   In the year 1856 the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer  

May 06   On this day in history the birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist  

May 06   In the year 1856 william Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies  

May 07   On this day in history argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact  

May 13   Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art in the year 1856.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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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