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Historical Events In 1856

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Feb 29   Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease in the year 1856.  

Mar 01   Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) in the year 1856.  

Mar 05   On this day in history covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire  

Mar 05   On this day in history georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1856 matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)  

Mar 09   On this day in history sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama  

Mar 16   In the year 1856 e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince  

Mar 20   On this day in history frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management  

Mar 25   In the year 1856 a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine  

Mar 26   David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won  

Mar 28   Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)  

Apr 10   On this day in history the Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.  

Apr 11   In the year 1856 arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)  

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

Apr 12   William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 the first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed  

Apr 22   In the year 1856 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)  

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

Apr 29   Peace between England & Russia in the year 1856.  

May 03   Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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

May 06   On this day in history the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer  

May 06   The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist on this day in history.  

May 06   William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies in the year 1856.  

May 07   Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact in the year 1856.  

May 13   On this day in history peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art  

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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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   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] on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 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   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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