Historical Events In 1856
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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 In the year 1856 covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire
Mar 05 Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads in the year 1856.
Mar 07 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on this day in history.
Mar 07 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.
Mar 25 A E Burnside patents Burnside carbine on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1856 david Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda
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 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 On this day in history the Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
Apr 11 Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
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 On this day in history the first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed
Apr 22 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) in the year 1856.
Apr 24 In the year 1856 henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
Apr 29 On this day in history peace between England & Russia
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 On this day in history the birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist
May 06 In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.