Historical Events In 1866
Monday, 22 July 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 Daniel Protheroe, composer on this day in history.
Nov 07 Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer in the year 1866.
Nov 10 Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1866 sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)
Nov 17 In the year 1866 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 In the year 1866 kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball
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 In the year 1866 adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59
Nov 28 In the year 1866 arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)
Nov 29 On this day in history waldemar von Baussnern, composer
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 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 On this day in history henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal)
Dec 03 In the year 1866 johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65
Dec 03 Paid fire department replaces volunteer companies on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1866 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean
Dec 11 In the year 1866 first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean
Dec 12 In the year 1866 alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)
Dec 14 In the year 1866 the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic
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 In the year 1866 joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)