Historical Events In 1866
Friday, 23 August 2019
Nov 01 1st Civil Rights Bill passes on this day in history.
Nov 04 Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia in the year 1866.
Nov 05 Daniel Protheroe, composer in the year 1866.
Nov 07 In the year 1866 carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer
Nov 10 In the year 1866 gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada
Nov 12 Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional) in the year 1866.
Nov 17 In the year 1866 opera "Mignon" is produced (Paris)
Nov 20 1st natl convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org) on this day in history.
Nov 20 Howard University founded (Wash, DC) on this day in history.
Nov 20 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball in the year 1866.
Nov 20 On this day in history pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle
Nov 20 The first national convention of Grand Army of the Republic (veterans' organization) in the year 1866.
Nov 26 In the year 1866 adrien Francois Servais, composer, dies at 59
Nov 28 On this day in history arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)
Nov 29 On this day in history waldemar von Baussnern, composer
Nov 30 In the year 1866 work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago
Nov 30 Work begins on first US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago in the year 1866.
Nov 30 On this day in history work on the first underwater highway tunnel in the United States began on this day in Chicago, Illinois. Over a three-year period, workers and engineers tunneled underneath the Chicago River, finally completing the 1,500-foot tunnel at a cost of over $500,000
Dec 02 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, black composer (Springarn Medal) in the year 1866.
Dec 03 Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history paid fire department replaces volunteer companies
Dec 03 Paid fire dept replaces volunteer companies on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1866 vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)
Dec 06 In the year 1866 chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed
Dec 11 In the year 1866 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean
Dec 11 In the year 1866 first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean
Dec 12 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913) on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history the birth of Roger Fry, English painter and critic
Dec 21 On this day in history cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre
Dec 22 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer on this day in history.
Dec 26 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 in the year 1866.
Dec 29 Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) in the year 1866.