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Historical Events In 1866

Monday, 22 July 2019

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

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 in the year 1866.  

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

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

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

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

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

Nov 29   On this day in history waldemar von Baussnern, composer  

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   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   On this day in history henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

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

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) in the year 1866.  

Dec 06   Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1866 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   On this day in history cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre  

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   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   In the year 1866 birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

Jan 09   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

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   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 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   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

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 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   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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