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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Monday, 04 July 2022

Apr 12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) was born in the year 1856.

Apr 22 In the year 1856 birth of [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)

Apr 24 On this day in history birth of henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)

Apr 26 Sir Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930) was born in the year 1856.

May 06 In the year 1856 birth of robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)

May 06 On this day in history birth of sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology

May 13 Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art was born in the year 1856.

May 13 On this day in history birth of tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (d. 1938)

May 15 Lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz) was born in the year 1856.

May 20 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter was born in the year 1856.

May 25 Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (d. 1942) was born in the year 1856.

May 26 On this day in history birth of george Templeton Strong, composer

Jun 08 Natalia Janotha, composer was born on this day in history.

Jun 14 Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain) was born in the year 1856.

Jun 19 Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia) was born in the year 1856.

Jun 22 In the year 1856 birth of henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)

Jun 30 On this day in history birth of gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers)

Jul 06 Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT was born on this day in history.

Jul 07 George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England) was born on this day in history.

Jul 09 Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum) was born on this day in history.

Jul 10 Nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil was born on this day in history.

Jul 15 Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain) was born in the year 1856.

Jul 21 In the year 1856 birth of harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania)

Jul 21 In the year 1856 birth of louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect

Jul 23 On this day in history birth of arthur H Bird, composer

Jul 23 Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader was born on this day in history.

Jul 24 Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician (d. 1941) was born in the year 1856.

Jul 26 In the year 1856 birth of george Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925)

Jul 30 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith) was born on this day in history.

Aug 01 In the year 1856 birth of george Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)

Aug 03 In the year 1856 birth of alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919)

Aug 10 Paul Geisler, composer was born in the year 1856.

Aug 12 On this day in history birth of "Diamond Jim" Brady, American financier (d. 1917)

Aug 15 J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament was born in the year 1856.

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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 Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] in the year 1856.

Jan 12 In the year 1856 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)

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 on this day in history.

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 on this day in history.

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

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