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Historical Events In 1856

Monday, 18 February 2019

Jul 16   In the year 1856 statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem  

Jul 17   Sunday school excursion train collides killing 46 children (Phila) on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Arthur H Bird, composer in the year 1856.  

Jul 26   On this day in history george Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925)  

Jul 26   The birth of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright in the year 1856.  

Jul 29   In the year 1856 robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46  

Jul 30   Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith) in the year 1856.  

Jul 31   In the year 1856 christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city.  

Aug 04   Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer, dies at 61  

Aug 10   In the year 1856 hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana  

Aug 10   Hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana in the year 1856.  

Aug 10   Paul Geisler, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Anthony Fass patents accordion on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history william Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies  

Aug 15   In the year 1856 j Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament  

Aug 17   In the year 1856 violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master)  

Aug 18   On this day in history charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer  

Aug 20   In the year 1856 innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1]  

Aug 20   Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Wilberforce University forms in Ohio in the year 1856.  

Aug 21   On this day in history america's first consul to Japan, Townsend Harris, arrives in Shimoda. (Traditional Japanese date: July 21, 1856)  

Aug 21   Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1856 felix Mottl, composer  

Aug 27   Iwan Franko, writer on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer in the year 1856.  

Sep 01   In the year 1856 innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania)  

Sep 02   On this day in history tianjing's struggle Incident in Nanjing, China.  

Sep 02   Yang Hsiu-ch'ing, commander in chief of Taiping Rebellion on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1856 louis Henri Sullivan, Boston Mass, father of modern US architecture  

Sep 05   Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command) in the year 1856.  

Sep 12   In the year 1856 johann Heinrich Beck, composer  

Sep 14   In the year 1856 battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders  

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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   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   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

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

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 08   On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris on this day in history.  

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