On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Carle David Tolm√© Runge, German mathematician and physicist, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1927)

Famous Deaths

  • Gilbert Abbott √† Beckett, English writer (b. 1811)
  • John Ross, British naval officer and explorer, dies at 79
1856 Highlights

About August 30, 1856

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo