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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 17 November 2019

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

Nov 04   In the year 1866 kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia  

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

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

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) in the year 1866.  

Nov 17   Opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris) in the year 1866.  

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

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1866.  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1866 paid fire department replaces volunteer companies  

Dec 03   In the year 1866 paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies  

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

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   First yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

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

Dec 14   On this day in history the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic  

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

Dec 22   Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer in the year 1866.  

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) 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 in the year 1866.  

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

Jan 13   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931) was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 birth of harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)  

Jan 20   In the year 1866 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   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 in the year 1866.  

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

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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