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