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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.  

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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 in the year 1866.  

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1866 birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

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   In the year 1866 birth of emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1866 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies in the year 1866.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

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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