Historical Events In 1856
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 29 On this day in history hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
Mar 01 In the year 1856 florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
Mar 05 Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire in the year 1856.
Mar 05 Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads in the year 1856.
Mar 07 On this day in history argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact
Mar 07 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) in the year 1856.
Mar 09 Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1856 e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince
Mar 20 In the year 1856 frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management
Mar 25 On this day in history a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine
Mar 26 David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1856.
Mar 30 In the year 1856 russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War
Apr 03 In the year 1856 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 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University in the year 1856.
Apr 11 Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 21 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed in the year 1856.
Apr 22 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) in the year 1856.
Apr 24 On this day in history henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
Apr 29 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer
May 06 On this day in history the birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist
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