On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1856

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

James Buchanan elected 15th US president

15th US President James Buchanan
15th US President
James Buchanan

Famous Deaths

  • Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter, dies at 62
1856 Highlights

About November 4, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio