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Historical Events In 1856

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Feb 29   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads  

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

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   E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

Mar 26   New South Wales' first first-class game, vs Victoria at Melbourne; New South Wales won on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 22   [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans) on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) in the year 1856.  

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   Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909) on this day in history.  

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

May 06   The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist in the year 1856.  

May 06   On this day in history william Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies  

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

May 13   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

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

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 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   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

Jan 17   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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