Historical Events In 1886
Friday, 16 November 2018
May 04 Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen in the year 1886.
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® in the year 1886.
May 08 On this day in history jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)
May 08 Jef van Hoof, composer in the year 1886.
May 10 Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting) on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history albert Saverys, Flemish painter
May 13 Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite) on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1886 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50
May 15 Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 in the year 1886.
May 18 Ole Windingstad, composer in the year 1886.
May 19 Camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C, premieres in the year 1886.
May 21 In the year 1886 14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45
May 25 In the year 1886 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 In the year 1886 nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph)
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 in the year 1886.
Jun 03 In the year 1886 24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo Uganda
Jun 05 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41 in the year 1886.
Jun 06 In the year 1886 paul Dudley White, heart specialist
Jun 08 On this day in history 1st Civil Rights Act passes
Jun 09 On this day in history kusaku Yamada, composer
Jun 10 Baron Josse Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1886 antonio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40
Jun 11 On this day in history david Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)
Jun 13 In the year 1886 fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver, BC