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Historical Events In 1866

Friday, 18 January 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   In the year 1866 daniel Protheroe, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1866 carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer  

Nov 10   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1866 howard University founded (Wash, DC)  

Nov 20   Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball on this day in history.  

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   Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1866 henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

Dec 03   On this day in history johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65  

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   On this day in history vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)  

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

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   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   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   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   William G. Conley, American politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1866.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

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

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