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Historical Events In 1856

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Jul 16   Statue of Laurens Jansz Coster unveiled in Haarlem in the year 1856.  

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 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 in the year 1856.  

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   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   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   On this day in history anthony Fass patents accordion  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1]  

Aug 20   In the year 1856 philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 20   On this day in history wilberforce University forms in Ohio  

Aug 21   In the year 1856 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   Felix Mottl, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Johann Heinrich Beck, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

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   In the year 1856 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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 16   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died on this day in history.  

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   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

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