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Historical Events In 1866

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

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

Apr 06   In the year 1866 joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)  

Apr 06   In the year 1866 the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw  

Apr 08   In the year 1866 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   On this day in history american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia  

Apr 16   Nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1866 henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)  

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   American Equal Rights Association forms in the year 1866.  

May 02   On this day in history peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.  

May 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer  

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

May 16   On this day in history congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime)  

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   In the year 1866 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   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   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 in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin) was born in the year 1866.  

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   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   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 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   In the year 1866 antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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