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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Jul 11   On this day in history r Beer-Hofmann, writer  

Jul 17   Italian fleet under adm Persano capture Austrian Fort Lissa on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   Francesco Cilea, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union in the year 1866.  

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

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

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

Jul 25   Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist in the year 1866.  

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   Francesco Cilea, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1866 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   Beatrix Potter, England, children's author (Tale of Peter Rabbit) in the year 1866.  

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

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   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   In the year 1866 matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)  

Aug 10   Transatlantic cable laid on this day in history.  

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

Aug 11   In the year 1866 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   Bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty in the year 1866.  

Aug 20   Pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over on this day in history.  

Aug 22   George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies in the year 1866.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

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

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

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   On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   In the year 1866 m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died in the year 1866.  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1866 death of françois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)  

Mar 04   On this day in history alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

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

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

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