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Historical Events In 1856

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

Sep 24   In the year 1856 henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies  

Sep 28   Edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization) in the year 1856.  

Sep 30   On this day in history andrejs Jurjans, composer  

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

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

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

Oct 15   In the year 1856 r G Nivelle, French military man  

Oct 19   On this day in history james Kelly & Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne  

Oct 20   On this day in history arnhem-Oberhausen railway in Netherlands opens  

Oct 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history franz Xavier Arens, composer  

Oct 29   In the year 1856 carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68  

Nov 03   A British fleet bombs Canton on this day in history.  

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   Semyon Zonovyevich Alapin, Vilna, tied for chess 1st place (1878) in the year 1856.  

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

Nov 16   Amsterdam post office at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal opens on this day in history.  

Nov 17   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   William Knyvett, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history heber J Grant, Salt Lake City, 7th pres of Mormon church  

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

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) in the year 1856.  

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

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   In the year 1856 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   In the year 1856 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

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   Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.  

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

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 in the year 1856.  

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

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