Historical Events In 1866
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Jul 17 Italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa in the year 1866.
Jul 19 On this day in history tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights
Jul 20 On this day in history faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide
Jul 20 On this day in history sea battle of Lissa-Austria vs Italy
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 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1866 25th Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wis takes office
Jul 25 Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies in the year 1866.
Jul 25 Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist in the year 1866.
Jul 25 US Grant named first general of Army in the year 1866.
Jul 26 In the year 1866 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) in the year 1866.
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 Beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit) on this day in history.
Jul 28 Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1866 the birth of Beatrix Potter, English author
Jul 30 Race riot in New Orleans in the year 1866.
Aug 05 In the year 1866 alfred Holy, composer
Aug 06 In the year 1866 chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)
Aug 08 In the year 1866 matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)
Aug 10 Transatlantic cable laid in the year 1866.
Aug 10 On this day in history transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria
Aug 11 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) in the year 1866.
Aug 12 On this day in history jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)
Aug 17 Bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1866 pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over
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 in the year 1866.