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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 18 August 2019

Feb 26   Herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 28   Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16] in the year 1866.  

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

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

Mar 02   In the year 1866 the first US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Connecticut  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 in the year 1866.  

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 in the year 1866.  

Mar 07   In the year 1866 german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt  

Mar 07   In the year 1866 paul Ernst, writer  

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

Mar 18   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die  

Mar 19   Louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   President Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment in the year 1866.  

Mar 28   In the year 1866 1st ambulance goes into service  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 the Spanish Navy bombs the harbor of Valparaíso, Chile.  

Apr 01   In the year 1866 aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98  

Apr 01   In the year 1866 ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino)  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history 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)  

Apr 04   Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev in the year 1866.  

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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   On this day in history birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

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

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   In the year 1866 john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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