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Historical Events In 1866

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

Sep 01   On this day in history james "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97)  

Sep 01   Last Navaho chief Manuelito, turns self in at Fort Wingate in the year 1866.  

Sep 02   On this day in history hiram Johnson, (Gov-Progressive-Cal)  

Sep 03   In the year 1866 alain Locke, famous African  

Sep 04   In the year 1866 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published  

Sep 04   The first Hawaiian daily newspaper published in the year 1866.  

Sep 06   In the year 1866 frederick Douglass is 1st US black delegate to a national convention  

Sep 09   Gergely Czuczor, Hungarian/Czech poet/translator, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Adolf Meyer, US, psychiatrist/neurologist (pioneered mental hygiene) in the year 1866.  

Sep 20   In the year 1866 gustave Doret, composer  

Sep 21   Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history the birth of H.G Wells, English writer  

Sep 22   Decisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance in the year 1866.  

Sep 23   On this day in history edouard Combe, composer  

Sep 25   (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1866 thomas Hunt Morgan, US, biologist (Nobel-1933)  

Sep 26   On this day in history carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72  

Sep 27   On this day in history tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Fra Cancelliraadens Dage)  

Oct 01   In the year 1866 dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens  

Oct 02   Charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist in the year 1866.  

Oct 02   J Osterhoudt patents tin can with key opener in the year 1866.  

Oct 03   In the year 1866 learmont Drysdale, composer  

Oct 06   1st train robbery in US (Reno Brothers take $13,000) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   First train robbery in US in the year 1866.  

Oct 06   Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses in the year 1866.  

Oct 16   Pieter J Kromsigt, theologist/publicist (Troffel & Sword) on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history clarence Lucas, composer  

Oct 22   In the year 1866 paraguay: Battle of Curupaytí against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.  

Oct 25   On this day in history georg Alfred Schumann, composer  

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 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   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   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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