Historical Events In 1856
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Feb 29 In the year 1856 hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
Mar 01 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) in the year 1856.
Mar 05 Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire in the year 1856.
Mar 05 In the year 1856 georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads
Mar 07 In the year 1856 argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact
Mar 07 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) on this day in history.
Mar 09 Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history 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 In the year 1856 david Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda
Mar 26 New South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won
Mar 28 On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76
Mar 30 Russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War in the year 1856.
Apr 03 On this day in history gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos
Apr 05 Booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp) in the year 1856.
Apr 10 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University in the year 1856.
Apr 11 In the year 1856 arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)
Apr 11 Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1856.
Apr 21 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on this day in history.
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 Peace between England & Russia on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1856 adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
May 06 In the year 1856 robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)
May 06 The birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer in the year 1856.
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 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