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.