Historical Events In 1866
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 in the year 1866.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 08 Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1866 butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.
Apr 13 On this day in history butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)
Apr 14 Anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller on this day in history.
Apr 15 William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1866 karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia
Apr 16 On this day in history 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 Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich) in the year 1866.
Apr 24 On this day in history victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph.
May 01 American Equal Rights Association forms on this day in history.
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 in the year 1866.
May 07 Cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company) on this day in history.
May 07 German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt on this day in history.
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 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) on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1866 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 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1866.
May 17 In the year 1866 the birth of Erik Satie, French composer
May 18 On this day in history french Government of De Putte resigns