On This Day

April 4, 1866 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

MurderAssassination Attempt

Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by Dmitry Karakozov in the city of St. Petersburg

Tsar of Russia Alexander II
Tsar of Russia
Alexander II

Birthdays in History

  • George P Baker, American educator and playwright (47 Workshop), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1935)