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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Apr 04   On this day in history alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.  

Apr 04   George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms  

Apr 10   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 13   Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born in the year 1866.  

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

Apr 14   Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller in the year 1866.  

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

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 in the year 1866.  

Apr 19   On this day in history henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)  

Apr 20   On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer  

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   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   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   Australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this day in history.  

May 16   Congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime) in the year 1866.  

May 16   Ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school) in the year 1866.  

May 16   In the year 1866 the U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born  

May 17   Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1866 the birth of Erik Satie, French composer  

May 18   French Government of De Putte resigns in the year 1866.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1866 birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

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   In the year 1866 birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies in the year 1866.  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   In the year 1866 john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   On this day in history death of françois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 in the year 1866.  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 10   On this day in history antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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