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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

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

Apr 22 On this day in history 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 In the year 1856 birth of sir Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930)

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

May 06 Sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology was born on this day in history.

May 13 In the year 1856 birth of peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art

May 13 In the year 1856 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 In the year 1856 birth of henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter

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

May 26 In the year 1856 birth of george Templeton Strong, composer

Jun 08 On this day in history birth of natalia Janotha, composer

Jun 14 On this day in history birth of andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)

Jun 19 On this day in history birth of elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)

Jun 22 Henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn) was born on this day in history.

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 On this day in history birth of george Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England)

Jul 09 On this day in history birth of daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)

Jul 10 Nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil was born in the year 1856.

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

Jul 21 Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania) was born on this day in history.

Jul 21 Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect was born in the year 1856.

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

Jul 23 In the year 1856 birth of bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader

Jul 24 On this day in history birth of charles Émile Picard, French mathematician (d. 1941)

Jul 26 George Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925) was born in the year 1856.

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

Aug 01 On this day in history birth of george Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)

Aug 03 Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.

Aug 10 Paul Geisler, composer was born on this day in history.

Aug 12 "Diamond Jim" Brady, American financier (d. 1917) was born in the year 1856.

Aug 15 J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament was born on this day in history.

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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 in the year 1856.

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

Jan 12 On this day in history 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 On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41

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 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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