On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1866

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)
  • Richard Beer-Hofmann, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

  • James Henry Lane, US General during Civil War (Union) and Senator (Kansas), commits suicide at 52
1866 Highlights

About July 11, 1866

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer