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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jul 11   In the year 1866 r Beer-Hofmann, writer  

Jul 17   Italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa in the year 1866.  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1866 faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide  

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   In the year 1866 cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms  

Jul 23   In the year 1866 francesco Cilea, composer  

Jul 23   On this day in history thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jul 25   Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies in the year 1866.  

Jul 25   Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist on this day in history.  

Jul 25   US Grant named first general of Army on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Canoe Club opens in England in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 cyrus W. Field lays the first successful underwater telegraph cable connecting North America and Europe (after two failed attempts).  

Jul 28   In the year 1866 beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit)  

Jul 28   Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US in the year 1866.  

Jul 28   In the year 1866 the birth of Beatrix Potter, English author  

Jul 30   In the year 1866 race riot in New Orleans  

Aug 05   Alfred Holy, composer in the year 1866.  

Aug 06   In the year 1866 chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1866 transatlantic cable laid  

Aug 10   In the year 1866 transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria  

Aug 11   On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

Aug 12   On this day in history jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over  

Aug 22   George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies on this day in history.  

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   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 08   In the year 1866 birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

Jan 09   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

Mar 10   In the year 1866 antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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