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Historical Events In 1866

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Apr 04   On this day in history george P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop)  

Apr 06   On this day in history g.A.R. forms  

Apr 06   Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities) in the year 1866.  

Apr 06   On this day in history the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw  

Apr 08   On this day in history italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary.  

Apr 09   Civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto in the year 1866.  

Apr 10   American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 16   Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes in the year 1866.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer  

Apr 22   On this day in history hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)  

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 on this day in history.  

May 02   Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao in the year 1866.  

May 04   On this day in history woodward's Gardens opens to public  

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

May 07   In the year 1866 german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt  

May 08   In the year 1866 australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's  

May 13   On this day in history ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer  

May 16   On this day in history charles Elmer Hires invents root beer  

May 16   Congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime) in the year 1866.  

May 16   Ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70  

May 17   On this day in history the birth of Erik Satie, French composer  

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

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

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

Jan 25   In the year 1866 birth of emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 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   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   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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