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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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

Feb 26   On this day in history new York Legislature establishes NYC Metropolitan Board of Health  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1866 vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]  

Mar 01   Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana in the year 1866.  

Mar 02   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

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   German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt in the year 1866.  

Mar 07   On this day in history paul Ernst, writer  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer  

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   In the year 1866 antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer  

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

Mar 24   Jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer in the year 1866.  

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   On this day in history president Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment  

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

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

Mar 29   Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history ferruccio D M B Busoni, Italy, pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino)  

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   On this day in history pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn &Va  

Apr 03   James B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39) in the year 1866.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

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 in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) was born in the year 1866.  

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

Jan 15   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died in the year 1866.  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1866 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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