On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1856

Historical Events

  • James Kelly and Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne

Famous Deaths

  • William Sprague III, American politician (U.S. Senator from Rhode Island 1842-44)), dies at 56
1856 Highlights

About October 19, 1856

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra