Historical Events In 1856
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Feb 29 On this day in history 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 Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads in the year 1856.
Mar 07 In the year 1856 argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact
Mar 07 In the year 1856 matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
Mar 09 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1856 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 In the year 1856 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 In the year 1856 battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
Apr 12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) in the year 1856.
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 on this day in history.
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 Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) on this day in history.
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 The birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer on this day in history.
May 06 The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist on this day in history.
May 06 William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies on this day in history.
May 07 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1856 peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art