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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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   On this day in history new York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1866 antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1866 1st ambulance goes into service  

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   On this day in history bedrich Smetana's "Verkaufte Braut" (Sold Bride), premieres  

Mar 31   The Spanish Navy bombs the harbor of Valparaíso, Chile in the year 1866.  

Apr 01   On this day in history aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history uS Congress rejects presidential veto gives all equal rights in US  

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   On this day in history james B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39)  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1866 birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

Jan 13   In the year 1866 birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

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

Jan 19   Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 20   In the year 1866 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   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   John Gibson, sculptor, dies in the year 1866.  

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

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

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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