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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

Mar 01   In the year 1856 florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)  

Mar 05   In the year 1856 covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire  

Mar 05   Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads in the year 1856.  

Mar 07   Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1856 sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama  

Mar 16   On this day in history e Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince  

Mar 20   Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management in the year 1856.  

Mar 25   A E Burnside patents Burnside carbine on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans  

Apr 12   In the year 1856 william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)  

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 in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1856 birth of john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

Jan 18   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1856 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

Jan 16   In the year 1856 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

Jan 24   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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