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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1856 birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 birth of christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1856 birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   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   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

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