Historical Events in September 1866

  • Sep 1 Last Navaho chief Manuelito turns himself in at Fort Wingate
  • Sep 4 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published

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Sep 6 Frederick Douglass is 1st US black delegate to a national convention

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  • Sep 13 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Sr. wins his 3rd title; beats his brother Davie Park by 2 strokes
  • Sep 22 Decisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • Sep 25 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing