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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Feb 29   Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw) in the year 1856.  

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

Mar 05   Georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1856 matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)  

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

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   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   In the year 1856 nSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won  

Mar 28   In the year 1856 pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 30   In the year 1856 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   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   On this day in history arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)  

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 in the year 1856.  

Apr 21   The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

May 06   In the year 1856 robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)  

May 06   The birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer in the year 1856.  

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

May 13   Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art in the year 1856.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1856 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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