Historical Events In 1866
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Oct 30 In the year 1866 jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)
Nov 01 In the year 1866 1st Civil Rights Bill passes
Nov 04 On this day in history kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia
Nov 05 In the year 1866 daniel Protheroe, composer
Nov 07 Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer in the year 1866.
Nov 10 In the year 1866 gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada
Nov 12 In the year 1866 sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)
Nov 17 On this day in history opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)
Nov 20 In the year 1866 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 On this day in history pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle
Nov 20 The first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization) in the year 1866.
Nov 26 In the year 1866 adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59
Nov 28 Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England) in the year 1866.
Nov 29 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer on this day in history.
Nov 30 Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago in the year 1866.
Nov 30 On this day in history 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 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) in the year 1866.
Dec 03 In the year 1866 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 In the year 1866 vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)
Dec 06 In the year 1866 chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed
Dec 11 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer in the year 1866.
Dec 26 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Dec 29 Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) on this day in history.