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.