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 in Chicago

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 8 Herbert Austin, English automobile pioneer (d. 1941)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 12 Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary and father of modern China, born in Xiangshan [now Zhongshan], Guangdong, Qing Dynasty (d. 1925)

Father of Modern China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern China
Sun Yat-sen
  • 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, American architect (Lincoln Memorial), born in Watseka, Illinois (d. 1924)

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon

Deaths in History

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