Historical Events In 1856
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Feb 29 On this day in history hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease
Mar 01 On this day in history florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw)
Mar 05 Covent Garden Opera House destroyed in a fire in the year 1856.
Mar 05 In the year 1856 georgia becomes first state to regulate railroads
Mar 07 In the year 1856 argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact
Mar 07 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne) on this day in history.
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 Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management in the year 1856.
Mar 25 On this day in history a E Burnside patents Burnside carbine
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 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 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 On this day in history booker Taliaferro Washington, pioneer educator (1st black on US stamp)
Apr 10 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University on this day in history.
Apr 11 Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent) in the year 1856.
Apr 11 Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans in the year 1856.
Apr 12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns
Apr 21 In the year 1856 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 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1856 robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)
May 06 In the year 1856 the birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer
May 06 The birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist on this day in history.
May 06 William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies in the year 1856.
May 07 Argentine & Brazilian sign a navigation pact in the year 1856.
May 13 Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art in the year 1856.