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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 25   On this day in history benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher  

Feb 26   In the year 1866 herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical)  

Feb 26   In the year 1866 new York Legislature establishes NYC Metropolitan Board of Health  

Feb 26   In the year 1866 new York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health  

Feb 28   On this day in history vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]  

Mar 01   Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana on this day in history.  

Mar 02   1st US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Conn on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history the first US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Connecticut  

Mar 04   On this day in history alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

Mar 07   In the year 1866 canada puts 10,000 militia on alert after Fenians hold meeting in New York and threaten invasion; as precaution against anticipated attacks on St. Patrick's Day.  

Mar 07   On this day in history german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt  

Mar 07   On this day in history paul Ernst, writer  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1866.  

Mar 18   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer in the year 1866.  

Mar 19   In the year 1866 immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die  

Mar 19   Louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1866.  

Mar 20   Rikard Nordraak, composer, dies at 23 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1866 congress authorizes national soldiers' homes  

Mar 24   In the year 1866 jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer  

Mar 24   On this day in history maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies  

Mar 27   In the year 1866 andrew Rankin patents the urinal  

Mar 27   In the year 1866 president Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment  

Mar 28   1st ambulance goes into service in the year 1866.  

Mar 28   The first ambulance goes into service on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies in the year 1866.  

Mar 30   Bedrich Smetana's "Verkaufte Braut" (Sold Bride), premieres on this day in history.  

Mar 31   The Spanish Navy bombs the harbor of Valparaíso, Chile on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98 in the year 1866.  

Apr 01   Ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino) on this day in history.  

Apr 01   US Congress rejects presidential veto gives all equal rights in US in the year 1866.  

Apr 02   In the year 1866 pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn & Va  

Apr 02   Pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn &Va on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1866 james B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 09   In the year 1866 birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

Jan 25   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   In the year 1866 death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history death of françois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)  

Mar 04   In the year 1866 alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 10   On this day in history antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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