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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Feb 29   On this day in history hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease  

Mar 01   On this day in history florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)  

Mar 05   Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire in the year 1856.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1856 argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact  

Mar 07   Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) on this day in history.  

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   Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history new South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won  

Mar 28   In the year 1856 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   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   Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) in the year 1856.  

Apr 11   Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)  

Apr 24   Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)  

May 06   In the year 1856 the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer  

May 06   The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist on this day in history.  

May 06   William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies in the year 1856.  

May 07   Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 birth of christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1856 birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

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   On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1856 death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

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