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Historical Events In 1856

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

May 15   Lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz) in the year 1856.  

May 19   Sen Charles Sumner, Mass, spoke out against slavery in the year 1856.  

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

May 20   Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter in the year 1856.  

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

May 21   Lawrence KS captured, sacked by pro-slavery forces in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history 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   Cullen Whipple patents screw machine in the year 1856.  

Jun 03   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 in the year 1856.  

Jun 08   On this day in history natalia Janotha, composer  

Jun 08   On this day in history pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island  

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

Jun 11   Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist, dies at 76 in the year 1856.  

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

Jun 15   In the year 1856 david Cox, English painter (Treatise on Landscape Paint), dies at 73  

Jun 17   On this day in history republican Party opens its 1st national convention in Philadelphia  

Jun 17   In the year 1856 republican Party opens its first national convention in Philadelphia  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT  

Jul 07   George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 10   In the year 1856 nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil  

Jul 15   Margaretha J de Neufville, author (The Kidnap), dies at 81 in the year 1856.  

Jul 15   On this day in history natal established as a British colony separate from Cape Colony  

Jul 15   Natal forms as a British colony separate from Cape Colony on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] in the year 1856.  

Jan 12   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died in the year 1856.  

Jan 16   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

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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