Historical Events In 1866
Friday, 10 July 2020
Apr 04 Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev on this day in history.
Apr 04 George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on this day in history.
Apr 06 G.A.R. forms in the year 1866.
Apr 06 In the year 1866 joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
Apr 06 On this day in history the birth of Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw
Apr 08 Italy and Prussia ally against Austria-Hungary in the year 1866.
Apr 09 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passes over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto
Apr 10 On this day in history american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
Apr 10 On this day in history campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents.
Apr 11 Carla Ford, Henry's wife on this day in history.
Apr 13 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1866 butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)
Apr 14 On this day in history anne Mansfield Sullivan, US, educated Helen Keller
Apr 15 William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1866.
Apr 16 In the year 1866 karakozov attempts to assassinate Tsar Alexander II of Russia
Apr 16 On this day in history nitroglycerine at Wells Fargo & Co office explodes
Apr 19 Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell) in the year 1866.
Apr 20 On this day in history victor Hollaender, composer
Apr 22 Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich) on this day in history.
Apr 24 Victoria BC is connected to British Columbia mainland via cable and telegraph in the year 1866.
May 01 In the year 1866 american Equal Rights Association forms
May 02 Peruvian defenders fight off Spanish fleet at the Battle of Callao on this day in history.
May 04 Woodward's Gardens opens to public in the year 1866.
May 07 In the year 1866 cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company)
May 07 In the year 1866 german premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt
May 08 Australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's in the year 1866.
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 On this day in history congress authorizes nickel 5¢ piece (replaces silver half-dime)
May 16 In the year 1866 ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)
May 16 In the year 1866 the U S Congress authorizes the minting of a 5-cent coin The nickel is born
May 17 In the year 1866 adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70
May 17 On this day in history the birth of Erik Satie, French composer
May 18 On this day in history french Government of De Putte resigns