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Historical Events In 1866

Saturday, 25 May 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   On this day in history daniel Protheroe, composer  

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   Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional) in the year 1866.  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball in the year 1866.  

Nov 20   On this day in history pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle  

Nov 20   On this day in history the first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization)  

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

Nov 28   On this day in history arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)  

Nov 29   Waldemar von Baussnern, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago  

Nov 30   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)  

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   Paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies on this day in history.  

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 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) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   Cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre in the year 1866.  

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   On this day in history 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   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born in the year 1866.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)  

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

Jan 23   In the year 1866 death of thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   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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