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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 09 August 2020

May 15   On this day in history 2nd SF Vigilance Committee organized  

May 15   Lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history sen Charles Sumner, Mass, spoke out against slavery  

May 19   Senator Charles Sumner, Massachusetts, spoke out against slavery on this day in history.  

May 20   Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1856 lawrence Kansas captured, sacked by pro-slavery forces  

May 21   On this day in history lawrence KS captured, sacked by pro-slavery forces  

May 22   In the year 1856 violence in Senate, SC rep Brooks used a cane on Mass Sen Sumner  

May 22   On this day in history violence in Senate, South Carolina Representative Brooks used a cane on Massachusetts Senator Sumner  

May 24   In the year 1856 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  

May 26   George Templeton Strong, composer on this day in history.  

May 27   Doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning in the year 1856.  

Jun 03   In the year 1856 cullen Whipple patents screw machine  

Jun 03   On this day in history opening of Windsor Branch Railway from Windsor to Windsor Jc., N.S. by Nova Scotia government. This was the oldest constituent of the Dominion Atlantic Railway.  

Jun 08   Natalia Janotha, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1856 pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island  

Jun 09   On this day in history 500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.  

Jun 11   Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1856 andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)  

Jun 15   David Cox, English painter (Treatise on Landscape Paint), dies at 73 in the year 1856.  

Jun 17   Republican Party opens its 1st national convention in Philadelphia in the year 1856.  

Jun 17   Republican Party opens its first national convention in Philadelphia in the year 1856.  

Jun 19   In the year 1856 elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)  

Jun 22   On this day in history henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)  

Jun 30   In the year 1856 gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers)  

Jul 04   On this day in history istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64  

Jul 06   On this day in history edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT  

Jul 07   On this day in history george Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England)  

Jul 09   Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil  

Jul 15   On this day in history margaretha J de Neufville, author (The Kidnap), dies at 81  

Jul 15   Natal established as a British colony separate from Cape Colony in the year 1856.  

Jul 15   In the year 1856 natal forms as a British colony separate from Cape Colony  

Jul 15   On this day in history owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 11   On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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   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   On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

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

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