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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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

Jul 17   Sunday school excursion train collides killing 46 children (Phila) in the year 1856.  

Jul 21   Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania) in the year 1856.  

Jul 23   On this day in history arthur H Bird, composer  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1856 the birth of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 anthony Fass patents accordion  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1856 louis Henri Sullivan, Boston Mass, father of modern US architecture  

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   In the year 1856 birth of giuseppe Martucci, composer  

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   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   In the year 1856 birth of john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

Jan 14   J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919) was born in the year 1856.  

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   Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1856.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

Jan 24   Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died on this day in history.  

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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