Historical Events In 1866
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Apr 04 Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev in the year 1866.
Apr 04 On this day in history george P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop)
Apr 06 In the year 1866 g.A.R. forms
Apr 06 On this day in history joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
Apr 06 In the year 1866 the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw
Apr 08 Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary in the year 1866.
Apr 09 In the year 1866 civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto
Apr 10 In the year 1866 american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
Apr 10 Campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents in the year 1866.
Apr 11 On this day in history carla Ford, Henry's wife
Apr 13 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on this day in history.
Apr 13 Butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage) on this day in history.
Apr 14 In the year 1866 anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
Apr 15 In the year 1866 william Jackson, composer, dies at 51
Apr 16 Karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1866 nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes
Apr 19 On this day in history henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)
Apr 20 On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer
Apr 22 On this day in history hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)
Apr 24 Victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph on this day in history.
May 01 American Equal Rights Association forms in the year 1866.
May 02 On this day in history peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao.
May 04 Woodward's Gardens opens to public on this day in history.
May 07 Cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company) in the year 1866.
May 07 German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's
May 13 In the year 1866 ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer
May 16 Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1866 congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime)
May 16 In the year 1866 ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)
May 16 The U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born in the year 1866.
May 17 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 17 The birth of Erik Satie, French composer in the year 1866.
May 18 On this day in history french Government of De Putte resigns