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Historical Events In 1856

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Jul 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)  

Jul 23   Arthur H Bird, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1856.  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

Aug 10   In the year 1856 hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana  

Aug 10   Paul Geisler, composer in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history j Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament  

Aug 17   On this day in history violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master)  

Aug 18   Charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1] in the year 1856.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history felix Mottl, composer  

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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of john Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)  

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

Jan 18   Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation) was born in the year 1856.  

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   On this day in history nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

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

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

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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