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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Jul 11   On this day in history r Beer-Hofmann, writer  

Jul 17   On this day in history italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa  

Jul 19   Tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights in the year 1866.  

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

Jul 20   On this day in history sea battle of Lissa-Austria vs Italy  

Jul 21   On this day in history cholera epidemic kills hundreds in London  

Jul 23   Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms in the year 1866.  

Jul 23   Francesco Cilea, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1866 thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 24   Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union on this day in history.  

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   Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies in the year 1866.  

Jul 25   In the year 1866 frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist  

Jul 25   US Grant named first general of Army in the year 1866.  

Jul 26   On this day in history canoe Club opens in England  

Jul 26   On this day in history francesco Cilea, composer  

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   Beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit) in the year 1866.  

Jul 28   In the year 1866 metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US  

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   In the year 1866 alfred Holy, composer  

Aug 06   Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger) in the year 1866.  

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

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid in the year 1866.  

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria in the year 1866.  

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

Aug 12   In the year 1866 jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1866 pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over  

Aug 22   On this day in history george Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies  

Aug 23   Treaty of Prague ends Austro-Prussian war 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   In the year 1866 birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

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

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died in the year 1866.  

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   On this day in history alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

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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