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Historical Events In 1866

Friday, 17 January 2020

Nov 01   1st Civil Rights Bill passes in the year 1866.  

Nov 04   Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia in the year 1866.  

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 in the year 1866.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1866.  

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   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   In the year 1866 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   Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) in the year 1866.  

Dec 03   Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1866.  

Dec 03   Paid fire department replaces volunteer companies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1866 chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed  

Dec 11   1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean in the year 1866.  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1866 alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)  

Dec 14   The birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history birth of prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)  

Jan 08   In the year 1866 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   In the year 1866 birth of richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

Jan 25   Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party was born in the year 1866.  

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   M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) died in the year 1866.  

Jan 27   On this day in history john Gibson, sculptor, dies  

Feb 03   On this day in history death of françois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)  

Mar 04   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794) died in the year 1866.  

Mar 10   On this day in history antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87  

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