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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Oct 30   On this day in history jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)  

Nov 01   1st Civil Rights Bill passes in the year 1866.  

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

Nov 05   Daniel Protheroe, composer in the year 1866.  

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

Nov 10   On this day in history gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada  

Nov 12   Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional) in the year 1866.  

Nov 17   In the year 1866 opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)  

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

Nov 20   Howard University founded (Wash, DC) in the year 1866.  

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

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

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

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

Nov 28   On this day in history arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)  

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

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

Nov 30   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

Dec 03   On this day in history johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1866 paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies  

Dec 04   Vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration) in the year 1866.  

Dec 06   On this day in history chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed  

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

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

Dec 12   On this day in history alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)  

Dec 14   The birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer in the year 1866.  

Dec 26   On this day in history samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49  

Dec 29   Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) in the year 1866.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 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 in the year 1866.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 10   On this day in history antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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