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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

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

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

Jul 29   On this day in history 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   Christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   Rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1856.  

Aug 10   On this day in history hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana  

Aug 10   On this day in history hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana  

Aug 10   On this day in history paul Geisler, composer  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1856 william Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies  

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

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   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   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   In the year 1856 felix Mottl, composer  

Aug 27   On this day in history iwan Franko, writer  

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   Tianjing's struggle Incident in Nanjing, China on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1856 jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command)  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 birth of lizette Woodworth Reese, US poet (Branch of May, Tears)  

Jan 09   Stevan Mokranjac, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1856 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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died in the year 1856.  

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

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