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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jul 16   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)  

Jul 23   In the year 1856 arthur H Bird, composer  

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

Jul 26   On this day in history the birth of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1856 rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer, dies at 61  

Aug 10   Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1856 paul Geisler, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1856.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   In the year 1856 peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 24   Felix Mottl, composer in the year 1856.  

Aug 27   In the year 1856 iwan Franko, writer  

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

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

Sep 02   Tianjing's struggle Incident in Nanjing, China in the year 1856.  

Sep 02   In the year 1856 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   Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command) on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1856 johann Heinrich Beck, composer  

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 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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 11   Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer was born in the year 1856.  

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   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   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   In the year 1856 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

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

Jan 17   Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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