Historical Events In 1866
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Apr 04 In the year 1866 george P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop)
Apr 06 In the year 1866 g.A.R. forms
Apr 06 On this day in history joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
Apr 06 The birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw in the year 1866.
Apr 08 Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history 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 Campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents in the year 1866.
Apr 11 On this day in history carla Ford, Henry's wife
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 in the year 1866.
Apr 16 Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia in the year 1866.
Apr 16 In the year 1866 nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes
Apr 19 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell) in the year 1866.
Apr 20 Victor Hollaender, composer on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)
Apr 24 In the year 1866 victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph.
May 01 On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms
May 02 Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao in the year 1866.
May 04 Woodward's Gardens opens to public in the year 1866.
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 In the year 1866 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) 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 In the year 1866 adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70
May 17 The birth of Erik Satie, French composer on this day in history.
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