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Historical Events In 1866

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Aug 30   Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.  

Sep 01   James "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Last Navaho chief Manuelito, turns self in at Fort Wingate on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Hiram Johnson, (Gov-Progressive-Cal) in the year 1866.  

Sep 03   Alain Locke, famous African in the year 1866.  

Sep 04   1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1866 the first Hawaiian daily newspaper published  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Gustave Doret, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928) in the year 1866.  

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   Edouard Combe, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 25   Thomas Hunt Morgan, US, biologist (Nobel-1933) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72 in the year 1866.  

Sep 27   Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Fra Cancelliraadens Dage) in the year 1866.  

Oct 01   Dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist  

Oct 02   J Osterhoudt patents tin can with key opener on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Learmont Drysdale, composer in the year 1866.  

Oct 06   1st train robbery in US (Reno Brothers take $13,000) in the year 1866.  

Oct 06   First train robbery in US on this day in history.  

Oct 06   In the year 1866 reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music  

Oct 07   On this day in history martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children  

Oct 12   Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer in the year 1866.  

Oct 15   On this day in history great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses  

Oct 16   On this day in history pieter J Kromsigt, theologist/publicist (Troffel & Sword)  

Oct 19   Clarence Lucas, composer in the year 1866.  

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

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   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   In the year 1866 birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died in the year 1866.  

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 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   In the year 1866 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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