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Historical Events In 1866

Tuesday, 19 February 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 01   Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana on this day in history.  

Mar 02   1st US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Conn in the year 1866.  

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

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

Mar 07   On this day in history 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.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer  

Mar 21   Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes in the year 1866.  

Mar 24   Jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies  

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   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   On this day in history the Spanish Navy bombs the harbor of Valparaíso, Chile.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   Pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn & Va 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 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1866 birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

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   In the year 1866 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history 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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