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Historical Events In 1866

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Oct 30   In the year 1866 jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)  

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

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

Nov 05   In the year 1866 daniel Protheroe, composer  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)  

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   On this day in history howard University founded (Wash, DC)  

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

Nov 20   On this day in history pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle  

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)  

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   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   Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 12   On this day in history alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)  

Dec 14   The birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic in the year 1866.  

Dec 21   Cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

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) in the year 1866.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1866

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

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   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer was born in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)  

Jan 19   In the year 1866 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1866

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) died in the year 1866.  

Jan 15   On this day in history m T d'Azeglio, writer, dies  

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

Jan 27   John Gibson, sculptor, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 06   In the year 1866 death of william Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)  

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

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