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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Jul 17   Italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa in the year 1866.  

Jul 19   Tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide  

Jul 20   Sea battle of Lissa-Austria vs Italy on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Cholera epidemic kills hundreds in London in the year 1866.  

Jul 23   Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Francesco Cilea, composer in the year 1866.  

Jul 23   On this day in history thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 24   In the year 1866 tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union  

Jul 24   Tennessee becomes first Confederate state readmitted to Union on this day in history.  

Jul 25   25th Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wis takes office on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies  

Jul 25   Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist in the year 1866.  

Jul 25   In the year 1866 uS Grant named first general of Army  

Jul 26   In the year 1866 canoe Club opens in England  

Jul 26   Francesco Cilea, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Atlantic telegraph cable successfully laid (1,686 miles long) on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Cyrus W. Field lays the first successful underwater telegraph cable connecting North America and Europe (after two failed attempts) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit)  

Jul 28   Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US in the year 1866.  

Jul 28   On this day in history the birth of Beatrix Potter, English author  

Jul 30   In the year 1866 race riot in New Orleans  

Aug 05   Alfred Holy, composer in the year 1866.  

Aug 06   Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909) in the year 1866.  

Aug 10   On this day in history transatlantic cable laid  

Aug 10   In the year 1866 transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria  

Aug 11   In the year 1866 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

Aug 12   Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922) in the year 1866.  

Aug 17   In the year 1866 bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty  

Aug 20   On this day in history pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over  

Aug 22   George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history treaty of Prague ends Austro-Prussian war  

Aug 30   Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

Jan 08   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born in the year 1866.  

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   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

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   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

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   In the year 1866 death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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