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Famous Birthdays In 1856

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 12 On this day in history birth of william M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)

Apr 22 In the year 1856 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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.

May 26 George Templeton Strong, composer was born in the year 1856.

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

Jun 14 Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain) was born on this day in history.

Jun 19 Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia) was born on this day in history.

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

Jun 30 In the year 1856 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 Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum) was born in the year 1856.

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 on this day in history.

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 Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader was born in the year 1856.

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 In the year 1856 birth of richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith)

Aug 01 George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883) was born on this day in history.

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

Aug 10 In the year 1856 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 On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67

Jan 11 Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23] on this day in history.

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

Jan 16 Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795) died on this day in history.

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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