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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Apr 04   George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) in the year 1866.  

Apr 06   G.A.R. forms in the year 1866.  

Apr 06   In the year 1866 joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)  

Apr 06   In the year 1866 the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw  

Apr 08   Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto  

Apr 10   American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms in the year 1866.  

Apr 10   On this day in history campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents.  

Apr 11   On this day in history carla Ford, Henry's wife  

Apr 13   Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born in the year 1866.  

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   William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1866.  

Apr 16   On this day in history karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia  

Apr 16   In the year 1866 nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes  

Apr 19   On this day in history henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)  

Apr 20   In the year 1866 victor Hollaender, composer  

Apr 22   Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich) on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph on this day in history.  

May 01   American Equal Rights Association forms on this day in history.  

May 02   Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1866 woodward's Gardens opens to public  

May 07   Cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company) in the year 1866.  

May 07   German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt in the year 1866.  

May 08   On this day in history australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's  

May 13   Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer on this day in history.  

May 16   Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this day in history.  

May 16   Congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime) on this day in history.  

May 16   Ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school) in the year 1866.  

May 16   The U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born on this day in history.  

May 17   Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1866 the birth of Erik Satie, French composer  

May 18   French Government of De Putte resigns on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history french Govt of De Putte resigns  

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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   On this day in history birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

Jan 09   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1866 birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

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   In the year 1866 death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   In the year 1866 john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

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

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