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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Friday, 18 September 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 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 On this day in history birth of robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)

May 06 In the year 1856 birth of sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology

May 13 On this day in history birth of peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art

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 on this day in history.

May 20 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter was born on this day in history.

May 25 Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (d. 1942) was born on this day in history.

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

Jun 08 Natalia Janotha, composer was born in the year 1856.

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

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 in the year 1856.

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

Jul 06 On this day in history birth of edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT

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

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 in the year 1856.

Jul 15 On this day in history birth of owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)

Jul 21 Harry A P Eyres, British diplomat (Constantinople, Albania) was born in the year 1856.

Jul 21 On this day in history birth of louise Blanchard Bethune, 1st US woman architect

Jul 23 Arthur H Bird, composer was born on this day in history.

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

Jul 24 In the year 1856 birth of charles Émile Picard, French mathematician (d. 1941)

Jul 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1856.

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

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

Aug 12 In the year 1856 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] on this day in history.

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

Jan 16 Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died in the year 1856.

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 in the year 1856.

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

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