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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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

May 15   In the year 1856 lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz)  

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

May 19   In the year 1856 senator Charles Sumner, Massachusetts, spoke out against slavery  

May 20   On this day in history henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter  

May 21   On this day in history 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   Violence in Senate, SC rep Brooks used a cane on Mass Sen Sumner on this day in history.  

May 22   Violence in Senate, South Carolina Representative Brooks used a cane on Massachusetts Senator Sumner in the year 1856.  

May 24   Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas in the year 1856.  

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

May 27   In the year 1856 doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning  

Jun 03   On this day in history cullen Whipple patents screw machine  

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   Natalia Janotha, composer in the year 1856.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers)  

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

Jul 06   Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   In the year 1856 daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)  

Jul 10   Nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Margaretha J de Neufville, author (The Kidnap), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

Jan 12   In the year 1856 birth of john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1856 nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

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

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

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