On This Day

Historical Events in September 1866

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
  • Sep 13 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Sr. wins his 3rd title; beats his brother Davie Park by 2 strokes

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 22 War of the Triple Alliance: Decisive battle of Curupayty results in a Paraguayan victory and heavy losses for Argentinian and Brazilian forces

President of Paraguay Francisco Solano López
President of Paraguay
Francisco Solano López
  • Sep 25 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing