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Historical Events In 1866

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Apr 04   In the year 1866 alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1866 g.A.R. forms  

Apr 06   Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities) on this day in history.  

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   Civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1866 american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms  

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

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   In the year 1866 butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)  

Apr 14   In the year 1866 anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller  

Apr 15   William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1866 hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)  

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

May 01   On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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

May 16   In the year 1866 charles Elmer Hires invents root beer  

May 16   In the year 1866 congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime)  

May 16   On this day in history ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)  

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

May 17   The birth of Erik Satie, French composer in the year 1866.  

May 18   On this day in history french Government 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   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

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 in the year 1866.  

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

Jan 15   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 in the year 1866.  

Mar 06   In the year 1866 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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