# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1856 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031

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### 1856 Historical Event(s)

•  January 26, 1856 – First Battle of Seattle. Marines from the USS Decatur drive off American Indian attackers after all day battle with settlers.
•  February 7, 1856 – The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta.
•  February 22, 1856 – The Republican Party opens its first national meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
•  March 30, 1856 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War.
•  April 10, 1856 – The Theta Chi fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
•  April 11, 1856 – Battle of Rivas: Juan Santamaria burns down the hostel where William Walker’s filibusters are holed up.
•  June 9, 1856 – Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
•  July 17, 1856 – The Great Train Wreck of 1856 in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, kills over 60 people.
•  November 27, 1856 – The Coup of 1856 leads to Luxembourg’s unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary constitution.

### Who Were Born On 1856?

•  January 14, 1856 – J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)
•  February 16, 1856 – Willem Kes, Dutch conductor (d. 1934)
•  March 8, 1856 – Colin Campbell Cooper, American Impressionist painter (d. 1937)
•  April 1, 1856 – Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician (d. 1933)
•  April 15, 1856 – Jean Moréas, Greek poet (d. 1910)
•  May 13, 1856 – Tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (d. 1938)
•  May 15, 1856 – L. Frank Baum, American author (d. 1919)
•  May 21, 1856 – José Batlle y Ordóñez, Uruguayan politician (d. 1929)
•  August 16, 1856 – Aparicio Saravia, Uruguayan politician and military leader (d. 1904)
•  August 30, 1856 – Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (d. 1927)