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Historical Events In 1866

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Feb 25   Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt  

Mar 07   Paul Ernst, writer in the year 1866.  

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

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

Mar 19   Immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die in the year 1866.  

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

Mar 20   On this day in history rikard Nordraak, composer, dies at 23  

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

Mar 21   Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Andrew Rankin patents the urinal in the year 1866.  

Mar 27   On this day in history president Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment  

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   In the year 1866 menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1866.  

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 in the year 1866.  

Jan 08   In the year 1866 birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

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

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   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

Jan 23   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

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