November 1866 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 4 Kingdom of Italy annexes Venetia
  • Nov 20 First national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)
  • Nov 20 Howard University founded (Washington, D.C.)
  • Nov 30 Work begins on 1st US underwater highway tunnel, Chicago

Birthdays in History

  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 28 Henry Bacon, Watseka Illinois, American architect (Lincoln Memorial)

Architect Henry Bacon
Henry Bacon

Deaths in History

  • Nov 14 King Miguel of Portugal (b. 1802)