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Historical Events In 1866

Monday, 20 January 2020

Feb 26   Herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]  

Mar 01   In the year 1866 paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana  

Mar 02   1st US company to make sewing needles by machine incorporated, Conn on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   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   German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history paul Ernst, writer  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1866.  

Mar 18   Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer in the year 1866.  

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

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   In the year 1866 congress authorizes national soldiers' homes  

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 in the year 1866.  

Mar 27   In the year 1866 andrew Rankin patents the urinal  

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   The first ambulance goes into service in the year 1866.  

Mar 29   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 02   Pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn & Va in the year 1866.  

Apr 02   Pres Johnson ends war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn &Va on this day in history.  

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   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 08   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born in the year 1866.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 03   In the year 1866 death of françois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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