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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   In the year 1856 death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

Feb 17   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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