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Historical Events In 1856

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history natalia Janotha, composer  

Jun 08   Pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island in the year 1856.  

Jun 09   In the year 1856 500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.  

Jun 11   In the year 1856 friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist, dies at 76  

Jun 14   On this day in history andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)  

Jun 15   On this day in history david Cox, English painter (Treatise on Landscape Paint), dies at 73  

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   Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn) on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

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   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1856 death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   In the year 1856 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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