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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Jul 16   On this day in history statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1856 george Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925)  

Jul 26   The birth of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 31   Christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1856 johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59  

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

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

Aug 10   Hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history paul Geisler, composer  

Aug 12   Anthony Fass patents accordion in the year 1856.  

Aug 14   William Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies in the year 1856.  

Aug 15   J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament in the year 1856.  

Aug 17   Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 20   Wilberforce University forms in Ohio on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1856 iwan Franko, writer  

Aug 31   In the year 1856 nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 louis Henri Sullivan, Boston Mass, father of modern US architecture  

Sep 05   Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command) on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Johann Heinrich Beck, composer in the year 1856.  

Sep 14   Battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders in the year 1856.  

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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   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   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1856 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   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   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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