Year 1866 in History

Events in History

Historical Marriages

  • Nov 9 Tsarevich Alexander of Russia (later Alexander III) marries Princess Dagmar of Denmark at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg

Historical Figures Who Died in 1866

  • Jan 10 Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)
  • Jan 15 M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies
  • Jan 23 Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)
  • Jan 27 John Gibson, British sculptor, dies at 75 (b. 1790)
  • Feb 3 Fran├žois-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)

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