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Historical Events In 1866

Wednesday, 05 August 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Daniel Protheroe, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   Opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris) in the year 1866.  

Nov 20   On this day in history 1st natl convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)  

Nov 20   On this day in history howard University founded (Wash, DC)  

Nov 20   On this day in history kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1866.  

Nov 30   In the year 1866 work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies  

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

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   First yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean in the year 1866.  

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1866 cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre  

Dec 22   On this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1866 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   On this day in history birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died in the year 1866.  

Jan 27   In the year 1866 john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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