Historical Events In 1856
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Feb 29 On this day in history hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
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 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 In the year 1856 sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama
Mar 16 In the year 1856 e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince
Mar 20 On this day in history frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management
Mar 25 In the year 1856 a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1856 gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos
Apr 05 On this day in history booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)
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 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1856 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)
Apr 24 On this day in history henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
Apr 29 In the year 1856 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 In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.