What Happened on November 20, 1866

Historical Events

  • First national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)
  • French inventor Pierre Lallement patents rotary crank bicycle
  • Howard University founded in Washington, D.C.
1866 History

Famous Birthdays

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866-1944)

American federal judge (1905-22), Baseball HOF executive and 1st MLB commissioner (1920-44), born in Millville, Ohio

Born in 1866

About November 20, 1866

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio