Historical Events in October 1866

  • Oct 1 Dutch Eindhoven-Venlo railway opens
  • Oct 2 J Osterhoudt patents tin can with key opener
  • Oct 6 1st train robbery in US (Reno Brothers take $13,000)
  • Oct 15 Great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses
  • Oct 22 Paraguay: Battle of Curupayt√≠ against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

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Oct 30 Jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)

Outlaw Jesse James
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