Historical Events In 1856
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Feb 29 In the year 1856 hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
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 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on this day in history.
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 E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1856 frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management
Mar 25 In the year 1856 a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine
Mar 26 David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda in the year 1856.
Mar 26 New South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won on this day in history.
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 On this day in history russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War
Apr 03 On this day in history 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 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) in the year 1856.
Apr 11 In the year 1856 battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
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 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 in the year 1856.
Apr 22 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 06 Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909) on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1856 the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer
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