What Happened on April 1, 1866

Historical Events

  • US Congress rejects presidential veto giving all equal rights in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor (Arlecchino), born in Empoli (d. 1924)
  • Sophonisba Breckenridge, scholar/teacher/social activist

Famous Deaths

  • Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer, dies at 98
  • Johannes C H de Meijere, Dutch zoologist, dies
1866 Highlights

About April 1, 1866

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries