Historical Events In 1866
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Apr 04 George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history g.A.R. forms
Apr 06 On this day in history joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
Apr 06 The birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw in the year 1866.
Apr 08 On this day in history italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary.
Apr 09 In the year 1866 civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto
Apr 10 In the year 1866 american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
Apr 10 In the year 1866 campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents.
Apr 11 In the year 1866 carla Ford, Henry's wife
Apr 13 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on this day in history.
Apr 13 Butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage) on this day in history.
Apr 14 Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller in the year 1866.
Apr 15 In the year 1866 william Jackson, composer, dies at 51
Apr 16 Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes
Apr 19 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell) in the year 1866.
Apr 20 Victor Hollaender, composer in the year 1866.
Apr 22 Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich) on this day in history.
Apr 24 In the year 1866 victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph.
May 01 American Equal Rights Association forms in the year 1866.
May 02 On this day in history peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.
May 04 Woodward's Gardens opens to public in the year 1866.
May 07 In the year 1866 cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company)
May 07 On this day in history german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt
May 08 Australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's on this day in history.
May 13 Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history charles Elmer Hires invents root beer
May 16 Congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime) on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)
May 16 On this day in history the U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born
May 17 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 17 On this day in history the birth of Erik Satie, French composer
May 18 In the year 1866 french Government of De Putte resigns
May 18 On this day in history french Govt of De Putte resigns