Historical Events in November 1866

  • Nov 4 Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia
  • Nov 17 Opera "Mignon" is produced in Paris
  • Nov 20 First national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)
  • Nov 20 Howard University founded (Washington, D.C.)
  • Nov 20 Pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle
  • Nov 30 Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel in Chicago