What Happened on July 25, 1866

Historical Events

  • 25th US Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wisconsin takes office
  • David Faragut appointed as 1st admiral in US Navy

Event of Interest

Ulysses S. Grant named 1st General of Army

1866 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist, born in London (d. 1947)
Born in 1866

Famous Deaths

  • Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16), dies at 77

About July 25, 1866

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo