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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Apr 04   In the year 1866 george P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop)  

Apr 06   In the year 1866 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1866.  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.  

Apr 13   Butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage) in the year 1866.  

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

Apr 15   William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1866.  

Apr 16   Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia in the year 1866.  

Apr 16   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms  

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

May 04   Woodward's Gardens opens to public in the year 1866.  

May 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's  

May 13   Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70  

May 17   The birth of Erik Satie, French composer on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1866.  

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

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies in the year 1866.  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1866 alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

Mar 06   In the year 1866 death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

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

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