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