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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jul 17   In the year 1866 italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

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 in the year 1866.  

Jul 25   Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history uS Grant named first general of Army  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history cyrus W. Field lays the first successful underwater telegraph cable connecting North America and Europe (after two failed attempts).  

Jul 28   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 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   On this day in history chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)  

Aug 08   On this day in history matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)  

Aug 10   In the year 1866 transatlantic cable laid  

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

Aug 12   Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over on this day in history.  

Aug 22   George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies in the year 1866.  

Aug 23   In the year 1866 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   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 09   In the year 1866 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   On this day in history birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   In the year 1866 birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

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   On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died on this day in history.  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies in the year 1866.  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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

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