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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

Mar 07   On this day in history argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact  

Mar 07   Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) in the year 1856.  

Mar 09   Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1856.  

Mar 30   In the year 1856 russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War  

Apr 03   In the year 1856 gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos  

Apr 05   In the year 1856 booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)  

Apr 10   The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University in the year 1856.  

Apr 11   Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 21   The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed in the year 1856.  

Apr 22   [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) in the year 1856.  

Apr 24   On this day in history henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)  

Apr 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist  

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  

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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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1856 death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

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

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