Historical Events In 1866
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Apr 04 Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev on this day in history.
Apr 04 George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) in the year 1866.
Apr 06 G.A.R. forms on this day in history.
Apr 06 Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities) in the year 1866.
Apr 06 The birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary.
Apr 09 In the year 1866 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 Carla Ford, Henry's wife on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1866 butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.
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 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 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell) on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1866 victor Hollaender, composer
Apr 22 On this day in history 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 In the year 1866 woodward's Gardens opens to public
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 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 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) in the year 1866.
May 16 In the year 1866 ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)
May 16 In the year 1866 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 The birth of Erik Satie, French composer in the year 1866.
May 18 French Government of De Putte resigns in the year 1866.