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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  

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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   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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

Jan 18   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

Jan 12   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died in the year 1856.  

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died on this day in history.  

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

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