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Historical Events In 1886

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Nov 22   Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia in the year 1886.  

Nov 24   Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish artist (L'art et Son Avenir) on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Percy Holmes, cricketer (Engl, 555 partners with Sutcliffe for Yorks) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japans/French painter in the year 1886.  

Nov 30   1st commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo in the year 1886.  

Nov 30   First commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo on this day in history.  

Nov 30   The Folies Bergere originated as a hall for operettas, pantomime, and even political meetings before it introduced an elaborate review featuring women in sensational costumes Several years later, the Folies followed the Parisian taste for striptease and quickly gained a reputation for spectacular nudie shows in the year 1886.  

Dec 01   Jack Crawford, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1905-08) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)  

Dec 06   Joyce Kilmer, US, (male) poet (Trees) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions Samuel Gompers elected AFL president in the year 1886.  

Dec 08   American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions; Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Diego Rivera, [Lenin of Mexico], Mexico, painter/wife of Frida Kahlo on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Clarence Birdseye, frozen vegatable king (Birdseye) on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Victor McLaglen, England, actor (Informer, Acad Award-1935) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history owen Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (She Done Him Wrong)  

Dec 13   In the year 1886 lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer (martial law)  

Dec 14   On this day in history antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27  

Dec 15   On this day in history turbulence reigned over Wall Street on this day in 1886, as a record 1.2 million shares changed hands in a day of frantic trading.  

Dec 16   Rift at Dutch Reformed Church over "Doleantie" on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Ty Cobb, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers) on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer in the year 1886.  

Dec 21   George Norman Peterkin, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 1st national accountants' society in US formed (NYC)  

Dec 23   In the year 1886 albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1886

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of moyshe Leyb Halpern, Galican/US poet (In New-York)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of florence Lawrence, Canadian actress (d. 1938)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)  

Jan 03   Arthur Mailey, cricketer (great Aussie leg-spinner & cartoonist) was born in the year 1886.  

Jan 03   In the year 1886 birth of john G Fletcher, US, poet (Epic of Arkansas)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of josephine Hull, Newtonville MA, Academy award actress (Harvey)  

Jan 08   In the year 1886 birth of noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)  

Jan 10   Jose Antonio de Donostia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1886

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77 in the year 1886.  

Jan 09   In the year 1886 jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 16   On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51  

Jan 18   Michal Czajchovski, [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of david Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807)  

Mar 18   In the year 1886 leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91  

Mar 29   John Keble, theologian, Bournemouth died in the year 1886.  

Mar 30   Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, French Canadian politician (b. 1838) died on this day in history.  

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