Historical Events In 1886
Friday, 22 January 2021
May 04 Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history atlanta pharmacist (Jacob's Pharmacy) Dr John Styth Pemberton invents Coca Cola (contained cocaine)
May 08 Atlanta pharmacist John Stith Pemberton invents the flavored syrup for Coca-Cola® on this day in history.
May 08 Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1886 jef van Hoof, composer
May 10 Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting) in the year 1886.
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 In the year 1886 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50
May 15 On this day in history emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55
May 18 Ole Windingstad, composer on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C, premieres
May 21 14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45 on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history philip Murray, founded Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)
May 26 Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee) in the year 1886.
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 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 In the year 1886 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 in the year 1886.
Jun 03 24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo Uganda in the year 1886.
Jun 05 In the year 1886 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41
Jun 06 Paul Dudley White, heart specialist in the year 1886.
Jun 08 In the year 1886 1st Civil Rights Act passes
Jun 09 Kusaku Yamada, composer on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer
Jun 11 In the year 1886 antonio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40
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