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Historical Events In 1866

Thursday, 18 April 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   On this day in history new York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health  

Feb 28   Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16] on this day in history.  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1866.  

Mar 07   On this day in history german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt  

Mar 07   In the year 1866 paul Ernst, writer  

Mar 10   In the year 1866 antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

Mar 18   In the year 1866 dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer  

Mar 19   Immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1866 louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1866 jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1866 andrew Rankin patents the urinal  

Mar 27   President Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th Amendment on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   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   James B Hertzog, South African general/premier (1914-39) on this day in history.  

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 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   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 in the year 1866.  

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

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 in the year 1866.  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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