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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   A E Burnside patents Burnside carbine on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1856 david Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda  

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   On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 30   Russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans  

Apr 12   On this day in history william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)  

Apr 18   Russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history peace between England & Russia  

May 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.  

May 06   The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist on this day in history.  

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

May 07   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

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   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] on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

Jan 24   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris on this day in history.  

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