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Historical Events In 1866

Friday, 20 September 2019

Nov 01   In the year 1866 1st Civil Rights Bill passes  

Nov 04   On this day in history kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia  

Nov 05   Daniel Protheroe, composer in the year 1866.  

Nov 07   On this day in history carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer  

Nov 10   In the year 1866 gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)  

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

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   The first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization) on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1866.  

Nov 28   Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1866.  

Dec 02   In the year 1866 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   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   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   First yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 22   In the year 1866 mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

Dec 26   Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of william G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

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

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1866 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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