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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 17 January 2021

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

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

Nov 04   Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Daniel Protheroe, composer in the year 1866.  

Nov 07   In the year 1866 carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer  

Nov 10   Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1866 arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)  

Nov 29   Waldemar von Baussnern, composer in the year 1866.  

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

Nov 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

Dec 03   Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1866.  

Dec 03   Paid fire department replaces volunteer companies on this day in history.  

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

Dec 04   Vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1866 m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   On this day in history john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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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