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Historical Events In 1866

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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

Nov 04   In the year 1866 kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia  

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

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

Nov 10   Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional) in the year 1866.  

Nov 17   Opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   Howard University founded (Wash, DC) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball in the year 1866.  

Nov 20   Pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle in the year 1866.  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1866 adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59  

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

Nov 29   Waldemar von Baussnern, composer in the year 1866.  

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

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

Nov 30   On this day in history 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  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paid fire department replaces volunteer companies  

Dec 03   Paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies in the year 1866.  

Dec 04   Vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration) in the year 1866.  

Dec 06   Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed in the year 1866.  

Dec 11   On this day in history 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean  

Dec 11   First yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean in the year 1866.  

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   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 09   Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies in the year 1866.  

Feb 03   François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1866 antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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