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Historical Events In 1866

Monday, 25 March 2019

Nov 01   1st Civil Rights Bill passes on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia in the year 1866.  

Nov 05   Daniel Protheroe, composer in the year 1866.  

Nov 07   On this day in history carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer  

Nov 10   Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada in the year 1866.  

Nov 12   Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 20   In the year 1866 kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball  

Nov 20   Pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle in the year 1866.  

Nov 20   On this day in history the first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization)  

Nov 26   Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1866.  

Nov 28   Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1866 waldemar von Baussnern, composer  

Nov 30   Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1866 work begins on first US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago  

Nov 30   On this day in history 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  

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   In the year 1866 paid fire department replaces volunteer companies  

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

Dec 04   On this day in history vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)  

Dec 06   Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed in the year 1866.  

Dec 11   1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean in the year 1866.  

Dec 11   On this day in history first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean  

Dec 12   In the year 1866 alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)  

Dec 14   In the year 1866 the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic  

Dec 21   Cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre in the year 1866.  

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   On this day in history joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)  

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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 in the year 1866.  

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   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born in the year 1866.  

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   Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) was born on this day in history.  

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   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 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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