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.