FACTOID # 11: Oklahoma has the highest rate of women in State or Federal correctional facilities.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
RELATED ARTICLES
People who viewed "1856" also viewed:
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > 1856
Years:
1853 1854 1855 - 1856 - 1857 1858 1859
Decades:
1820s 1830s 1840s - 1850s - 1860s 1870s 1880s
Centuries:
18th century - 19th century - 20th century
1856 in topic:
Humanities
Archaeology - Architecture - Art - Literature - Music
By country
Canada - Mexico - South Africa - U.S. - UK
Other topics
Rail Transport - Science - Sports
Lists of leaders
Colonial Governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths

1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ... // Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... 1856 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Finds Neanderthal Man Publications Births 28 September: Edward Herbert Thompson, Mayanist Deaths See also List of years in archaeology 1855 in archaeology 1857 in archaeology Categories: | ... See also: 1855 in architecture, other events of 1856, 1857 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1855 in art, other events of 1856, 1857 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1855 in literature, other events of 1856, 1857 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1855 in music, other events of 1856, 1857 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular hits Classical music Polka Pomnenka by Antonín Dvořák Births January 6 - Giuseppe Martucci January 9 - Stevan Mokranjac May - George Templeton Strong, composer and artist Helen Hopekirk, pianist and composer... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1856. ... See also: Other events of 1856 List of years in science . ... 1855 colonial governors - Events of 1856 - 1857 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1856 List of religious leaders in 1856 List of international organization leaders in 1856 Portugal Angola - José Rodrigues Coelho do Amaral, Governor-General of Angola (1854-1860) Categories: 1856 | Lists... 1855 state leaders - Events of 1856 - 1857 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1856 List of international organization leaders in 1856 List of colonial governors in 1856 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Suna II, King of Buganda... This is the calendar for a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) January February March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 1 6 7 8 9...


Events

Look up January in Wiktionary, the free dictionary January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Tipton is a city located in Cedar County, Iowa. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Borax is a somewhat generic name used to describe a number of closely related minerals or chemical compounds: anhydrous borax (Na2B4O7) borax pentahydrate (Na2B4O7 Â· 5H2O) borax decahydrate (Na2B4O7 Â· 10H2O) The borax term is most usually used to describe borax decahydrate. ... John Veatch, a surgeon, surveyor, and scientist, was known for his discovery of large deposits of borax in mineral water at Tuscan Springs, California, on January 8th, 1856. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877 until her death. ... Victoria Cross medal, ribbon, and bar. ... Look up February in Wiktionary, the free dictionary February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Galileo spacecraft took this composite image on 7 December 1992 on its way to explore the Jupiter system in 1995-97. ... Look up February in Wiktionary, the free dictionary February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Tintic War was a short series of skirmishes occuring in the February of 1856 in the Tintic and Cedar Valleys of Utah, occuring after the conclusion of the Walker War. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 13th 219,887 km² 435 km 565 km 3. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Know-Nothing movement was a nativist American political movement of the 1850s. ... Independence Hall, as it appears today. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the thirteenth President of the United States, serving from 1850 until 1853, and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the nations highest office. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ) is a social fraternity that was founded in 1856. ... University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is the name of two places in the United States of America: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tuscaloosa County, Alabama There is also: USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37), US Navy ship This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Look up AL in Wiktionary, the free dictionary AL or al may stand for: Alabama a state in the southern United States Albania a country in southeastern Europe. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... William Walker William Walker (May 8, 1824 - September 12, 1860) was a U.S. physician, lawyer, journalist, mercenary and soldier of fortune who attempted to conquer several Latin American countries in the mid-19th century. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... The Treaty of Paris of 1856 settled the Crimean War between Russia and Ottoman Empire and its allies France and Britain. ... Combatants United Kingdom, France, Ottoman Empire, Sardinia Imperial Russia Commanders Strength 250,000 British 400,000 French 10,000 Sardinian 1,200,000 Russian Casualties 17,500 British 30,000 French 2,050 Sardinian killed and wounded 256,000 killed and wounded The Crimean War lasted from 28 March 1854... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Nelson College is the oldest state secular secondary school in New Zealand founded on April 7, 1856 in Nelson, New Zealand. ... The city of Nelson stands on the eastern side of Tasman Bay at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Theta Chi (ΘΧ) is an international college fraternity for men. ... Norwich University (NU) is a private college located in Northfield, VT. It is home to both a Corps of Cadets (NUCC) and a smaller traditional student population. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Nickname: The City by the Bay Motto: Official website: http://www. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... It has been suggested that Democratic presidents be merged into this article or section. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... The Douglas County Courthouse anchors the south end of Lawrences downtown. ... The Buxton Memorial Fountain, celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, London. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... J.L. Magees infamous political cartoon about the attack on Charles Sumner Preston Smith Brooks (August 5, 1819 - January 27, 1857) was a Congressman from South Carolina. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Official languages English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 6 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012,012 51. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Charles Sumner Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811–March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Buxton Memorial Fountain, celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, London. ... Official language(s) None Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 15th 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² 211 mi; 340 km 400 mi; 645 km 0. ... Bleeding Kansas, sometimes referred to in the history of Kansas as Bloody Kansas or the Border War, was a sequence of violent events involving abolitionists (anti-slavery) and pro-slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory and the western frontier towns of the state of Missouri between roughly... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... The Pottawatomie massacre occurred during the night of May 24 to the morning of May 25, 1856, in what appears to be a reaction to the Sacking of Lawrence, John Brown and a band of abolitionist settlers (some of them members of the Pottawatomie Rifles) killed five pro-slavery settlers... This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... John Browns Oath Engraving from daguerreotype by Augustus Washington, ca. ... Franklin County (standard abbreviation: FR) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Mormon is a colloquial term used to refer to members of most of the sects of the Latter Day Saint movement, members of a religion which was founded in the 1830s. ... Old Capitol Building in February 2005 Iowa City is a city located in Johnson County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 62,220, making it the sixth largest city in Iowa. ... Aerial view of Temple Square of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... Last Island (Isle Derniere) was a barrier island and pleasure resort south - southwest of New Orleans on the south shore of Louisiana, that was utterly destroyed by the Last Island Hurricane of August 11, 1856. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... James Buchanan (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th president of the United States (1857–1861). ... Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the thirteenth President of the United States, serving from 1850 until 1853, and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the nations highest office. ... The Know-Nothing movement was a nativist American political movement of the 1850s. ... Whig Party banner from 1848 with candidates Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore. ... John C. Frémont John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813–July 13, 1890), born John Charles Fremon, was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the United States Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first Presidential candidate of a major... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ... Sonoita River is a river in southern Arizona. ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Official languages English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Governor Janet Napolitano (D) Senators John McCain (R) Jon Kyl (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 6th 295,254 km² 0. ... US Army Seal HHC, US Army Distinctive Unit Insignia The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Fort Buchanan is the name of two United States Army forts: Fort Buchanan, Arizona is a former United States Army base in Arizona to control land purchased in the Gadsden Purchase. ... The Gadsden Purchase (shown with present-day state boundaries and cities) The Gadsden Purchase is a 29,640 mi² (77,700 km²) region of what is today southern Arizona and New Mexico that was purchased by the United States from Mexico in 1853. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bushehr or Bushire (بوشهر), pop. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... Western Union is an American financial services and communications company. ... Kate Warner is a fictional character in the popular televison series 24. ... A private investigator, or PI, is a person who undertakes investigations. ... The Pinkerton National Detective Agency was a security guard agency established in the United States in 1850 by Allan Pinkerton. ... The Neanderthal (Neandertal) is a small valley of the river Düssel in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, near the city of Mettmann. ... Gregor Johann Mendel Gregor Johann Mendel (July 20, 1822 – January 6, 1884) was an Austrian monk who is often called the father of genetics for his study of the inheritance of traits in pea plants. ... Genetics (from the Greek genno γεννώ= give birth) is the science of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms. ... The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery in central London which was opened in 1856. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Ashgrove is the name of a suburb of western Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. ...

Births

January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian Sinding Christian August Sinding (January 11, 1856–December 3, 1941) was a Norwegian composer. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Self Portrait, oil painting, 1907 John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was a painter known for his portraits. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frederick William Vanderbilt (February 2, 1856 – February 2, 1938) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frank Harris (February 14, 1856 - August 27, 1931) was an author and editor. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Thomas William Roberts (8 March 1856 - 14 September 1931), usually known simply as Tom, was a famous Australian artist and a key member of the Heidelberg School. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Eddie Foy in a 1901 photo Edwin Fitzgerald Foy (March 9, 1856-February 16, 1928) was an American vaudeville actor and comedian. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... John Lavery (Born Belfast, 20 March 1856, died Kilkenny, 10 January 1941) was an Irish painter best known for his portraits. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 - March 21, 1915) was an American engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Booker T. Washington Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 15, 1915) was an African American political leader, educator and author. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Sir William Martin Conway (April 12, 1856 - April 19, 1937), English art critic and mountaineer, was the son of Reverend William Conway, afterwards canon of Westminster. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Philippe Pétain Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain (April 24, 1856 - July 23, 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain or Marshal Pétain, was a French soldier and leader of Vichy France. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... The Tongzhi Emperor (April 27, 1856–January 12, 1875) was the ninth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1861 to 1875. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud [] (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology, based on his theory that human development is best understood in terms of changing objects of sexual desire; that the unconscious often represses wishes (generally of a... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Robert Edwin Peary (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who is usually credited as the first person, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... // Baums childhood and early life Frank was born in Chittenango, New York, into a family of German origin, the seventh of nine children born to Cynthia Stanton and Benjamin Ward Baum, only five of whom survived into adulthood. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... This is an article about Russian mathematician Andrey Markov. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Lokmanya Tilak Bal Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, social reformer and freedom fighter who was the first popular leader of the Indian Independence Movement. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 – c. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 – November 2, 1950) was an Irish playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Alfred Deakin (3 August 1856 – 7 October 1919), Australian politician, was a leader of the movement for Australian federation and later second Prime Minister of Australia. ... The office of Prime Minister is in practice the most powerful political office in the Commonwealth of Australia. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Boy with Shawl Wilhelm von Gloeden Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden (September 16, 1856–February 16, 1931) was a German photographer who worked mainly in Italy. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Heber J. Grant (November 22, 1856 – May 14, 1945) was the seventh President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church; see also Mormonism). ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Bat Masterson in 1879. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević Svetozar Boroević (or Borojević) von Bojna (December 13, 1856 – May 23, 1920) was a successful defensive military leader in the Austro-Hungarian Army and the first non-German field marshal in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sir Joseph John Thomson, OM , FRS (December 18, 1756 – August 30, 1940) often known as J. J. Thomson, was an English physicist, the discoverer of the electron. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frank Billings Kellogg (December 22, 1856 – December 21, 1937) was an American politician and statesman. ... The Seal of the United States Department of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... The Cemetery from the Basilica di San Miniato al Monte Hans von Bartels (December 25, 1856-October 5, 1913), German painter, was born in Hamburg, the son of Dr N. F. F. von Bartels, a Russian government official. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Samuel William Knaggs (25 December 1856 - 31 December 1924) was born on Christmas Day 1856 in Old Swindon, Wiltshire. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... The President of the United States (fully, President of the United States of America; unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States and the chief executive of the federal government. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Deaths


  Results from FactBites:
 
1856 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (887 words)
1853 1854 1855 - 1856 - 1857 1858 1859
1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar).
November 4 - U.S. presidential election, 1856: Democrat James Buchanan defeats former President Millard Fillmore, representing a coalition of "Know-Nothings" and Whigs, and John C. Frémont of the fledgling Republican Party to become the 15th President of the United States.
Presidential Election of 1856 (253 words)
The election of 1856 took place against the backdrop of civil war in Kansas and a country split over slavery.
James Buchanan was the front runner at the Democratic convention in Cincinnati in June 1856.
The election would be decided in the North East and in the North East enough voters feared the threats of the south to secede that Buchanan won.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m