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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jul 16   Statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history sunday school excursion train collides killing 46 children (Phila)  

Jul 21   Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania) in the year 1856.  

Jul 23   Arthur H Bird, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   George Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925) in the year 1856.  

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

Jul 29   Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46 in the year 1856.  

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

Jul 31   On this day in history christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city.  

Aug 04   Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1856.  

Aug 05   Rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana in the year 1856.  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history paul Geisler, composer  

Aug 12   Anthony Fass patents accordion in the year 1856.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history j Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament  

Aug 17   Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) in the year 1856.  

Aug 18   In the year 1856 charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer  

Aug 20   Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1] on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 20   In the year 1856 wilberforce University forms in Ohio  

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

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

Aug 24   On this day in history felix Mottl, composer  

Aug 27   Iwan Franko, writer in the year 1856.  

Aug 31   Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania)  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history yang Hsiu-ch'ing, commander in chief of Taiping Rebellion  

Sep 03   Louis Henri Sullivan, Boston Mass, father of modern US architecture in the year 1856.  

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

Sep 12   Johann Heinrich Beck, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders on this day in history.  

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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   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   In the year 1856 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   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   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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 16   In the year 1856 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

Jan 17   In the year 1856 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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