What Happened in 1866 (Part 2)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 133 of 133

  • Sep 23 Edouard Combe, composer
  • Sep 25 Thomas Hunt Morgan, US, biologist (Nobel-1933)
  • Sep 27 Tryggve Andersen, Norwegian writer (Fra Cancelliraadens Dage)
  • Sep 27 Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (d. 1932)
  • Oct 2 Charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist
  • Oct 3 Learmont Drysdale, composer
  • Oct 6 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music
  • Oct 7 Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children
  • Oct 7 Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (d. 1942)
  • Oct 12 Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer

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Oct 12 Ramsay MacDonald, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1924, 1929-35), born in Lossiemouth, Morayshire, Scotland (d. 1937)

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald
  • Oct 16 Pieter J Kromsigt, theologist/publicist (Troffel & Sword)
  • Oct 19 Clarence Lucas, composer
  • Oct 25 Georg Alfred Schumann, composer
  • Nov 5 Daniel Protheroe, composer
  • Nov 7 Carl Emil Paul Lincke, composer
  • Nov 7 Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor/publisher (Frau Luna)
  • Nov 8 Herbert Austin, English automobile pioneer (d. 1941)
  • Nov 12 Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China (ROC & PRC) (traditional)
  • Nov 13 Abraham Flexner, American educator (d. 1959)
  • Nov 17 Voltairine de Cleyre, American anarchist (d. 1912)
  • Nov 20 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball
  • Nov 28 Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)

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Nov 28 Henry Bacon, American architect (Lincoln Memorial), born in Watseka, Illinois (d. 1924)

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon
  • Nov 28 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor/husband of Truus Soete
  • Nov 29 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer
  • Dec 2 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, African American composer (Springarn Medal)
  • Dec 4 Vassily V Kandinsky, Russ/Ger/Fr abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration)
  • Dec 12 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)
  • Dec 14 Roger Fry, English artist and art critic (d. 1934)
  • Dec 22 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer
  • Dec 28 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian and diplomat (d. 1935)
  • Dec 29 Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)

Famous Deaths


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