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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Apr 12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen) was born on this day in history.

Apr 22 On this day in history birth of [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)

Apr 24 Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime) was born in the year 1856.

Apr 26 Sir Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930) was born on this day in history.

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

May 13 Tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (d. 1938) was born on this day in history.

May 15 On this day in history birth of lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz)

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 George Templeton Strong, composer was born in the year 1856.

Jun 08 In the year 1856 birth of natalia Janotha, composer

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 on this day in history.

Jun 22 On this day in history birth of henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)

Jun 30 Gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers) was born in the year 1856.

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

Jul 07 In the year 1856 birth of george Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England)

Jul 09 In the year 1856 birth of daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)

Jul 10 On this day in history birth of nikola Tesla, Croatian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil

Jul 15 Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain) was born on this day in history.

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

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 George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883) was born on this day in history.

Aug 03 Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919) was born in the year 1856.

Aug 10 On this day in history birth of paul Geisler, composer

Aug 12 "Diamond Jim" Brady, American financier (d. 1917) was born on this day in history.

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 in the year 1856.

Jan 11 On this day in history 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 Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775) died in the year 1856.

Feb 08 On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)

Feb 17 In the year 1856 heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris

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