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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

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

Jul 19   On this day in history tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights  

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 in the year 1866.  

Jul 21   Cholera epidemic kills hundreds in London in the year 1866.  

Jul 23   In the year 1866 cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms  

Jul 23   In the year 1866 francesco Cilea, composer  

Jul 23   Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1866.  

Jul 24   Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union on this day in history.  

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   Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history atlantic telegraph cable successfully laid (1,686 miles long)  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1866 metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1866 race riot in New Orleans  

Aug 05   Alfred Holy, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger) in the year 1866.  

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

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid in the year 1866.  

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

Aug 11   World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 treaty of Prague ends Austro-Prussian war  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

Jan 25   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies in the year 1866.  

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   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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