Historical Events In 1886
Friday, 07 August 2020
May 04 In the year 1886 haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen
May 05 In the year 1886 joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
May 05 Manuel Borguno, composer on this day in history.
May 05 The Bay View Tragedy occurs, as militia fire upon a crowd of protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin killing seven in the year 1886.
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 Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history jef van Hoof, composer
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 Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite) on this day in history.
May 14 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50 on this day in history.
May 15 Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 in the year 1886.
May 18 On this day in history ole Windingstad, composer
May 19 In the year 1886 camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C, premieres
May 21 14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45 in the year 1886.
May 25 Philip Murray, founded Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1886 al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee)
May 26 The birth of Al Jolson, American singer on this day in history.
May 28 Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph) on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
Jun 01 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 in the year 1886.
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 U.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in a White House ceremony in the year 1886.
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 in the year 1886.
Jun 06 Paul Dudley White, heart specialist in the year 1886.
Jun 08 In the year 1886 1st Civil Rights Act passes
Jun 09 On this day in history kusaku Yamada, composer
Jun 10 In the year 1886 baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
Jun 11 Antonio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.
Jun 11 David Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough) on this day in history.
Jun 13 On this day in history fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver, BC