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Historical Events In 1856

Monday, 19 November 2018

Sep 23   William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess) in the year 1856.  

Sep 24   On this day in history henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies  

Sep 28   In the year 1856 edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization)  

Sep 30   Andrejs Jurjans, composer in the year 1856.  

Oct 07   Cyrus Chambers Jr patents folding machine that folds book & newspapers in the year 1856.  

Oct 08   On this day in history chinese police board British vessel Arrow, arrest 12 Chinese crewmen on suspicion of piracy & lower Brit flag, begins 2nd Anglo-Chinese War  

Oct 10   Michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history r G Nivelle, French military man  

Oct 19   James Kelly & Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne in the year 1856.  

Oct 20   Arnhem-Oberhausen railway in Netherlands opens in the year 1856.  

Oct 24   In the year 1856 constitution of South Australia adopted  

Oct 27   On this day in history the Grand Trunk Railway opens its broad gauge line throughout between Montreal and Toronto. It was opened in sections as follows Montreal to Brockville - November 19, 1855. Oshawa to Toronto - August 11, 1856. Brockville to Oshawa - October 27, 1856. The first through train, consisting of 3 first class and 3 second class coaches, ran from Montreal (Point St. Charles) to Toronto (Don Station) and a similar train made the journey in the opposite direction.Departure was at 07 00 from Montreal and 07 30 from Toronto. The trains passed in the vicinity of Kingston Junction where a stop of 30 minutes occurred for lunch.  

Oct 27   On this day in history the Grand Trunk Railway opens its broad gauge line throughout between Montreal and Toronto. It was opened in sections as follows: Montreal to Brockville - November 19, 1855. Oshawa to Toronto - August 11, 1856. Brockville to Oshawa - October 27, 1856. The first through train, consisting of 3 first class and 3 second class coaches, ran from Montreal (Point St. Charles) to Toronto (Don Station) and a similar train made the journey in the opposite direction.Departure was at 07:00 from Montreal and 07:30 from Toronto. The trains passed in the vicinity of Kingston Junction where a stop of 30 minutes occurred for lunch.  

Oct 28   Franz Xavier Arens, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68  

Nov 03   On this day in history a British fleet bombs Canton.  

Nov 04   In the year 1856 james Buchanan elected US president  

Nov 06   Nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia in the year 1856.  

Nov 07   On this day in history semyon Zonovyevich Alapin, Vilna, tied for chess 1st place (1878)  

Nov 13   In the year 1856 louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)  

Nov 16   Amsterdam post office at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal opens in the year 1856.  

Nov 17   In the year 1856 on the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.  

Nov 17   In the year 1856 william Knyvett, composer, dies at 77  

Nov 20   CDR Andrew H. Foote lands at Canton, China, with 287 Sailors and Marines to stop attacks by Chinese on U.S. military and civilians in the year 1856.  

Nov 20   Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1856.  

Nov 22   Heber J Grant, Salt Lake City, 7th pres of Mormon church on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history sergei Ivanovich Taneyev, Russia, composer (Oresteia)  

Nov 28   On this day in history alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer  

Nov 29   Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia in the year 1856.  

Dec 02   On this day in history robert Kajanus, composer  

Dec 09   The Iranian city of Bushehr surrenders to occupying British forces in the year 1856.  

Dec 11   Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)  

Dec 22   Frank Kellogg, Sec of State (1925-29), try to outlaw war (Nobel 1929) in the year 1856.  

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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 in the year 1856.  

Jan 09   In the year 1856 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   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   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   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] on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 death of rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)  

Feb 08   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died in the year 1856.  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris in the year 1856.  

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