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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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

Sep 24   Henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies in the year 1856.  

Sep 28   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1856 michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Arnhem-Oberhausen railway in Netherlands opens on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1856 constitution of South Australia adopted  

Oct 27   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 in the year 1856.  

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   In the year 1856 franz Xavier Arens, composer  

Oct 29   Carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   A British fleet bombs Canton in the year 1856.  

Nov 04   On this day in history james Buchanan elected US president  

Nov 06   In the year 1856 nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia  

Nov 07   In the year 1856 semyon Zonovyevich Alapin, Vilna, tied for chess 1st place (1878)  

Nov 13   Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   William Knyvett, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1856.  

Nov 20   On this day in history cDR Andrew H. Foote lands at Canton, China, with 287 Sailors and Marines to stop attacks by Chinese on U.S. military and civilians.  

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   Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev, Russia, composer (Oresteia) in the year 1856.  

Nov 28   In the year 1856 alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer  

Nov 29   Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Robert Kajanus, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 18   Joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906) on this day in history.  

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

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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   In the year 1856 birth of stevan Mokranjac, composer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1856 nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]  

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   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   Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris on this day in history.  

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