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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Paul Geisler, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1]  

Aug 20   Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1856 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   On this day in history peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 24   In the year 1856 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   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   Yang Hsiu-ch'ing, commander in chief of Taiping Rebellion on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Giuseppe Martucci, composer was born in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of anton Askerc, Slavic priest/poet (Primoz Trubar)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 birth of christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer  

Jan 12   John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters) was born in the year 1856.  

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   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] in the year 1856.  

Jan 12   Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  

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