Historical Events In 1886
Thursday, 23 May 2019
May 04 In the year 1886 haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen
May 05 Joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61 in the year 1886.
May 05 On this day in history manuel Borguno, composer
May 05 In the year 1886 the Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven.
May 08 Atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine) in the year 1886.
May 08 Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® in the year 1886.
May 08 On this day in history jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)
May 08 In the year 1886 jef van Hoof, composer
May 10 On this day in history karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
May 12 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1886 joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
May 14 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50 in the year 1886.
May 15 Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 on this day in history.
May 18 Ole Windingstad, composer on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1886 camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C, premieres
May 21 In the year 1886 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 The birth of Al Jolson, American singer on this day in history.
May 28 Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph) in the year 1886.
Jun 01 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history grover Cleveland is first to wed during presidency (Frances Folsom)
Jun 02 U.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in a White House ceremony on this day in history.
Jun 03 24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo Uganda in the year 1886.
Jun 05 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Paul Dudley White, heart specialist on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1886 1st Civil Rights Act passes
Jun 09 On this day in history kusaku Yamada, composer
Jun 10 On this day in history baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
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 On this day in history fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver, BC