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Historical Events In 1866

Friday, 30 October 2020

Feb 25   Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher in the year 1866.  

Feb 26   On this day in history herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical)  

Feb 26   New York Legislature establishes NYC Metropolitan Board of Health on this day in history.  

Feb 26   New York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health in the year 1866.  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana  

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

Mar 02   The first US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Connecticut on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt on this day in history.  

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   Immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die in the year 1866.  

Mar 19   On this day in history louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57  

Mar 20   In the year 1866 rikard Nordraak, composer, dies at 23  

Mar 21   Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer in the year 1866.  

Mar 21   On this day in history congress authorizes national soldiers' homes  

Mar 24   On this day in history jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer  

Mar 24   In the year 1866 maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies  

Mar 27   Andrew Rankin patents the urinal on this day in history.  

Mar 27   President Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment in the year 1866.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 1st ambulance goes into service  

Mar 28   In the year 1866 the first ambulance goes into service  

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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 01   Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino) in the year 1866.  

Apr 01   US Congress rejects presidential veto gives all equal rights in US on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 03   James B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

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

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 19   Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1866 birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party  

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   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1866 death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

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

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