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Historical Events In 1856

Monday, 04 July 2022

Feb 29   Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 05   In the year 1856 georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince  

Mar 20   Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 david Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1856.  

Mar 30   Russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 10   The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   On this day in history william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)  

Apr 18   Russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

May 06   The birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer on this day in history.  

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

May 13   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 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   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   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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