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Historical Events In 1856

Monday, 12 November 2018

May 15   2nd SF Vigilance Committee organized in the year 1856.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 19   Senator Charles Sumner, Massachusetts, spoke out against slavery in the year 1856.  

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

May 21   Lawrence Kansas captured, sacked by pro-slavery forces on this day in history.  

May 21   Lawrence KS captured, sacked by pro-slavery forces on this day in history.  

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

May 22   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history doctor William Palmer found guilty of poisoning  

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   In the year 1856 natalia Janotha, composer  

Jun 08   Pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island on this day in history.  

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   Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1856 istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64  

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

Jul 07   George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England) in the year 1856.  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jul 15   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

Jan 09   Lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

Jan 11   Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] on this day in history.  

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 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   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

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