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Historical Events In 1866

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1866 pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle  

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   Waldemar von Baussnern, composer in the year 1866.  

Nov 30   Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago in the year 1866.  

Nov 30   Work begins on first US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago in the year 1866.  

Nov 30   In the year 1866 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 04   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913) in the year 1866.  

Dec 14   The birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic in the year 1866.  

Dec 21   On this day in history cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre  

Dec 22   In the year 1866 mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1866 birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

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 in the year 1866.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1866 m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 in the year 1866.  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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