The year 1856 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1856 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1856 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
03 JuneCullen Whipple patented the screw machine.
16 JulyThe remarriage of Hindu widows gained legal recognition.
08 OctoberThe Second Opium War began between the British and China.
04 NovemberJames Buchanan became the 15th President of the United States.
07 DecemberFor the first time in the country 'Hindu widow' was married.
08 JanuaryDr. John Veitch discovered 'borax' hydrated sodium borate).
07 FebruaryThe Parliament of Tasmania arranged for the first time in the world a confidential ballot.
03 AprilAbout 4,000 people died in a BAM blast in a church in the Rhodes Islands of Greece.
08 JanuaryA large amount of Borox deposits were discovered in California by John Vecht.
01 FebruaryAuburn University was first hired as East Alabama Men's College.
05 MarchCovent Garden Theater in London was destroyed by fire.
07 AprilNelson College was founded in New Zealand.
27 MayDoctor William Palmer Rowley Poisoner) was convicted of poisoning in Stafford, England.
17 JuneThe Republican Party held its first national convention in Philadelphia.
31 JulyNew Zealand, founded as a city.
30 AugustBattle of Osawatomy: ProSlavari forces defeated the Antislavery Force in Bleeding Kansas.
24 OctoberSouthern Australia recognized the constitution.
16 NovemberThe Amsterdam Post Office was established in Neuvezies Vaurbergwal.
09 DecemberBusher surrendered to the British Army.
26 JanuaryPuget Sound War: United States Marines from the USS Decatur defeated Native American forces after an all-day battle with settlers in Seattle, Washington.
29 JanuaryQueen Victoria of the United Kingdom issued a Warrant under the Royal sign-manual that established the Victoria Cross, originally torecognise acts of valour by British military personnel during the Crimean War.
21 MayA mob of about 800 pro-slavery Americans ransacked the town of Lawrence, Kansas.
22 MayUS Congressman Preston Brooks attacked Senator Charles Sumner with a cane for a speech in which Sumner attacked Southerners who sympathized with anti-slavery violence in Kansas.
08 JuneTahitian descendants and HMS bounty mutiners settled Norfok Island, an abandoned British punishment colony.
09 JuneMormon's pioneers began leaving the Iowa City, Iowa, and left the Salt Lake City, Utah, who moved to the west, where they took all their assets in two wheelers.
10 JulyNikola Tesla was born. He was a Serbian American engineer and inventor. His contribution to electronics is very large. He played a major role in designing the current flow in turn. The standard unit of the flux has been named Tesla to honor the great scientist.
06 NovemberThe first work was presented by the English writer George Eliot for the view of the clerical life, publication.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1856 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event

Famous People's Birthdays in 1856 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
06 MayRobert Peary / Explorer / India
23 JulyBal Gangadhar Tilak / Freedom Fighter / India
01 AprilAcacio Gabriel Viegas / Physician / India
04 MarchToru Dutt / Writer / India
23 JulyBal Gangadhar Tilak / Freedom Fighter / India
23 JulyBal Gangadhar Tilak / Journalist / India
24 SeptemberPrataparayan Mishra / Writer / India
31 MarchAnandi Gopal Joshi / Doctor / India

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