Historical Events In 1856
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Feb 29 Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease on this day in history.
Mar 01 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) in the year 1856.
Mar 05 In the year 1856 covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire
Mar 05 Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads on this day in history.
Mar 07 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1856 matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
Mar 09 Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama in the year 1856.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1856 nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won
Mar 28 In the year 1856 pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76
Mar 30 In the year 1856 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 Booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp) in the year 1856.
Apr 10 In the year 1856 the Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
Apr 11 On this day in history arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)
Apr 11 Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans in the year 1856.
Apr 12 In the year 1856 william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)
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 On this day in history [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)
Apr 24 Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) in the year 1856.
Apr 29 On this day in history peace between England & Russia
May 03 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27 in the year 1856.
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 The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist in the year 1856.
May 06 On this day in history 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.