On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1866

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by Dmitry Karakozov in the city of St. Petersburg

Tsar of Russia Alexander II
Tsar of Russia
Alexander II

Famous Birthdays

  • George P Baker, American educator and playwright (47 Workshop), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1935)