Historical Events In 1886
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
May 04 Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen in the year 1886.
May 05 In the year 1886 joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
May 05 Manuel Borguno, composer in the year 1886.
May 05 The Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1886 atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine)
May 08 In the year 1886 atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola®
May 08 In the year 1886 jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)
May 08 Jef van Hoof, composer on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
May 12 In the year 1886 albert Saverys, Flemish painter
May 13 On this day in history joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
May 14 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50 on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1886 emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55
May 18 Ole Windingstad, composer in the year 1886.
May 19 Camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C, premieres on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history 14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45
May 25 Philip Murray, founded Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) on this day in history.
May 26 Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee) on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1886 the birth of Al Jolson, American singer
May 28 Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph) on this day in history.
Jun 01 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist in the year 1886.
Jun 01 In the year 1886 the railroads of the Southern United States convert 11,000 miles of track from a five foot rail gauge to standard gauge, beginning May 31.
Jun 02 On this day in history grover Cleveland is 1st to wed during presidency (Frances Folsom)
Jun 02 Grover Cleveland is first to wed during presidency (Frances Folsom) in the year 1886.
Jun 02 On this day in history u.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in a White House ceremony.
Jun 03 On this day in history 24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo Uganda
Jun 05 On this day in history 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41
Jun 06 In the year 1886 paul Dudley White, heart specialist
Jun 08 In the year 1886 1st Civil Rights Act passes
Jun 09 In the year 1886 kusaku Yamada, composer
Jun 10 Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history antonio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40
Jun 11 In the year 1886 david Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)
Jun 13 Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver, BC in the year 1886.