Historical Events In 1856
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Feb 29 Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease in the year 1856.
Mar 01 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) in the year 1856.
Mar 05 On this day in history covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire
Mar 05 On this day in history georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads
Mar 07 On this day in history 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 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 David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda on this day in history.
Mar 26 New South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won in the year 1856.
Mar 26 On this day in history nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won
Mar 28 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War
Apr 03 Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)
Apr 10 On this day in history the Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
Apr 11 In the year 1856 arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)
Apr 11 On this day in history battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
Apr 12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1856 russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns
Apr 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1856 the first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed
Apr 22 In the year 1856 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)
Apr 24 In the year 1856 henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
Apr 29 Peace between England & Russia in the year 1856.
May 03 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.
May 06 Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909) on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art