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Historical Events In 1856

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Sep 23   In the year 1856 william Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization)  

Sep 30   In the year 1856 andrejs Jurjans, composer  

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   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   In the year 1856 james Kelly & Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne  

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

Oct 24   Constitution of South Australia adopted 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 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1856 franz Xavier Arens, composer  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1856 a British fleet bombs Canton.  

Nov 04   James Buchanan elected US president on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1856 farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81  

Nov 22   Heber J Grant, Salt Lake City, 7th pres of Mormon church in the year 1856.  

Nov 25   Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev, Russia, composer (Oresteia) on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1856 theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia  

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   In the year 1856 georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist  

Dec 18   Joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906) in the year 1856.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of j. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)  

Jan 18   In the year 1856 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   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 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 in the year 1856.  

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

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

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