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Historical Events In 1866

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Jul 19   In the year 1866 tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights  

Jul 20   Faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide in the year 1866.  

Jul 20   Sea battle of Lissa-Austria vs Italy on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Cholera epidemic kills hundreds in London on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union  

Jul 24   In the year 1866 tennessee becomes first Confederate state readmitted to Union  

Jul 25   25th Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wis takes office in the year 1866.  

Jul 25   In the year 1866 aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies  

Jul 25   On this day in history frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1866 canoe Club opens in England  

Jul 26   In the year 1866 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) in the year 1866.  

Jul 28   On this day in history metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US  

Jul 28   The birth of Beatrix Potter, English author in the year 1866.  

Jul 30   Race riot in New Orleans on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1866 alfred Holy, composer  

Aug 06   On this day in history chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)  

Aug 08   Matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909) in the year 1866.  

Aug 10   On this day in history transatlantic cable laid  

Aug 10   In the year 1866 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   Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   Pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over in the year 1866.  

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.  

Aug 30   On this day in history georges Minne, Flemish sculptor  

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 25   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1866 death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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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