This page contains the chronology for the year. We summarize in this page all the relevant events regarding fountain pens that happened in 1856. We also list, if present in our database, any patent applied in the year, and also the ads or document scans which publication date is in the same year.
- Eagle is founded by Heinrich Berolzheimer in New York as Eagle Pencil Company
- Esterbrook is founded by Richard Esterbrook in Camden, New Jersey as United States Steel Pen Manufacturing Company