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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Oct 30   In the year 1866 jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)  

Nov 01   In the year 1866 1st Civil Rights Bill passes  

Nov 04   On this day in history kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia  

Nov 05   In the year 1866 daniel Protheroe, composer  

Nov 07   Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer in the year 1866.  

Nov 10   In the year 1866 gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada  

Nov 12   In the year 1866 sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)  

Nov 17   On this day in history opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)  

Nov 20   In the year 1866 1st natl convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)  

Nov 20   In the year 1866 howard University founded (Wash, DC)  

Nov 20   Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle  

Nov 20   The first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization) in the year 1866.  

Nov 26   In the year 1866 adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59  

Nov 28   Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England) in the year 1866.  

Nov 29   Waldemar von Baussnern, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago in the year 1866.  

Nov 30   On this day in history work begins on first US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago  

Nov 30   Work on the first underwater highway tunnel in the United States began on this day in Chicago, Illinois. Over a three-year period, workers and engineers tunneled underneath the Chicago River, finally completing the 1,500-foot tunnel at a cost of over $500,000 in the year 1866.  

Dec 02   Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) in the year 1866.  

Dec 03   In the year 1866 johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65  

Dec 03   On this day in history paid fire department replaces volunteer companies  

Dec 03   Paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies in the year 1866.  

Dec 04   In the year 1866 vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)  

Dec 06   In the year 1866 chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed  

Dec 11   1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1866 first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean  

Dec 12   Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic  

Dec 21   Cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer in the year 1866.  

Dec 26   Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) on this day in history.  

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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   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born in the year 1866.  

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   Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) was born in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

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

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

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

Feb 03   On this day in history 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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