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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

May 15   In the year 1856 2nd SF Vigilance Committee organized  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

May 20   In the year 1856 henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter  

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

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

May 22   On this day in history violence in Senate, SC rep Brooks used a cane on Mass Sen Sumner  

May 22   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 george Templeton Strong, composer  

May 27   Doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history 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   500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts in the year 1856.  

Jun 11   On this day in history friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist, dies at 76  

Jun 14   Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain) in the year 1856.  

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

Jun 17   Republican Party opens its 1st national convention in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia) in the year 1856.  

Jun 22   In the year 1856 henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)  

Jun 30   Gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers) in the year 1856.  

Jul 04   Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64 in the year 1856.  

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) in the year 1856.  

Jul 09   Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum) in the year 1856.  

Jul 10   Nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil in the year 1856.  

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

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

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

Jul 15   Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain) 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 in the year 1856.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 birth of christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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