- On the point of recapture, freedom seeker Margaret Garner kills her one of her children in Cincinnati.
- African American Oliver Lewis, first Kentucky Derby winning jockey, was born in Fayette County, Kentucky
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- Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, California OnThisDay.com
- James Buchanan was elected President of the United States
- Boone County Tax Lists, 1856.
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