On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppe Martucci, Italian composer, born in Capua, Italy (d. 1909)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, French harpist and composer, dies at 66
1856 Highlights

About January 6, 1856

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 165 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn