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1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and took force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

Years:
1863 1864 1865 - 1866 - 1867 1868 1869
Decades:
1830s 1840s 1850s - 1860s - 1870s 1880s 1890s
Centuries:
18th century - 19th century - 20th century
1866 in topic:
Humanities
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Canada - Mexico - South Africa - U.S. - UK
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Rail Transport - Science - Sports
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1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... See also: 1865 in architecture, other events of 1866, 1867 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1865 in art, other events of 1866, 1867 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1865 in literature, other events of 1866, 1867 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1865 in music, other events of 1866, 1867 in music and the list of years in music. Events Bedrich Smetanas opera Prodana Nevesta (The Bartered Bride) debuts in Prague at the Provisional Theater (May 30) Jacques Offenbachs operetta La Vie Parisienne debuts in Pariss Palais... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1866. ... See also: Other events of 1866 List of years in science . ... 1865 colonial governors - Events of 1866 - 1867 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1866 List of religious leaders in 1866 List of international organization leaders in 1866 Portugal Angola - Francisco Antonio Gonçalves Cardoso, Governor-General of Angola (1865-1868) Categories: 1866 | Lists... List of state leaders in 1865 - Events of 1866 - List of state leaders in 1867 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Mutesa I, King of Buganda (1856-1884) Bunyoro - Kyebambe IV, Omukama of Bunyoro (1852-1869) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King...


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January – June

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (the Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power (1683) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Bursa (1335-1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Ä°stanbul (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40... Maronites (Marunoye ܡܪܘܢܝܐܶ; in Syriac, Mâruniyya مارونية in Arabic) are members of an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Pope of Rome. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Founded in 1866 The Royal Aeronautical Society is the worlds leading authority on aviation. ... The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower containing Big Ben Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri. ... Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847–April 3, 1882), American outlaw, was born in Kearney, Missouri. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Calaveras Skull was a hoax perpetrated by miners in Calaveras County, California. ... The Pliocene epoch (formerly Pleiocene) is the period in the geologic timescale that extends from 5. ... A hoax is an attempt to trick an audience into believing that something false is real. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Alexander II (1818-1881) Alexander (Aleksandr) II Nikolaevitch (Russian: Александр II Николаевич) (April 17, 1818, Moscow–March 13, 1881) was the Emperor (Czar) of Russia from March 2, 1855 until his assassination. ... A monument to St. ... Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russian: Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский) (March 9/21, 1839 – March 16/28, 1881; sometimes spelled Modeste Moussorgsky (and Russians often prefer to transliterate his name now as the phonetically correct Modest Petrovič Musorgskij), was an innovative Russian composer famed for his colourful, exotic, and lush orchestral pieces dedicated to various subjects... Pictures at an Exhibition (or Pictures from an Exhibition) is a famous suite of 15 musical pieces, composed by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky in 1874. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (usually referred to as the ASPCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the abuse of animals. ... American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (usually referred to as the ASPCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the abuse of animals. ... Henry Bergh (August 29, 1811 - March 12, 1888) founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1866. ... Prince Otto von Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (April 1, 1815 – July 30, 1898) was one of the most prominent European aristocrats and statesmen of the nineteenth century. ... View west through the Brandenburg Gate towards Straße des 17. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brasil Commanders Francisco Solano López Bartolomé Mitre, Duke of Caxias Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... The Battle of Callao (in Spanish, sometimes called el Combate del Dos de Mayo) occurred on May 2, 1866 between a Spanish fleet under the command of Admiral Casto Méndez Núñez and a combined alliance of Peru, Chile, Bolivia, and Ecuador. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Congress in Joint Session. ... A dime is a coin issued by the United States Mint with a denomination of one-tenth of a United States dollar, or ten cents. ... General Name, Symbol, Number nickel, Ni, 28 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10, 4, d Appearance lustrous, metallic Atomic mass 58. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Charles Elmer Hires (August 19, 1851—July 31, 1937) was the inventor of root beer. ... Root beer is a fermented beverage made from a combination of vanilla, cherry tree bark, licorice root, sarsaparilla root, sassafras root bark, nutmeg, anise, and molasses among other ingredients. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brasil Commanders José E. Díaz, Isidoro Resquin and Vicente Barrios Bartolomé Mitre Strength 23,000 to 24,000 men 34,000 men Casualties 6,000 dead, 6,000 to 7,000 wounded 996 dead, 3. ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brasil Commanders Francisco Solano López Bartolomé Mitre, Duke of Caxias Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... Other meanings: Paraná, Argentina, River Paraná Paraná is one of the states of Brazil, located in the southern part of the country, bordering Paraguay. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Fenian is a term used since the 1860s for an Irish nationalist who espouses or is perceived to espouse violence against British rule, usually by people opposed to their aims. ... Battle of Ridgeway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Battle of Fort Erie (1866) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Adjective Plutonian Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 0. ... Another view of Keplerian orbital elements. ... The Sun is the star at the center of our Solar system. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... The Parliament of Canada (in French: le Parlement du Canada) is Canadas legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ville dOttawa, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... The Allahabad High Court was one of the first High Courts of India to be established in India. ... The Allahabad High Court was one of the first High Courts of India to be established in India. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... The Austro-Prussian War (also called the Seven Weeks War or the German Civil War) was a war fought between the Austrian Empire and Prussia in 1866 that resulted in Prussian dominance in Germany. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... There have been several entities known as the Kingdom of Italy. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... There were several people known as Archduke Albert of Austria: Albert VI of Austria (1418_1463), Son of Ernest the Iron and Ruler of Inner Austria; Archduke Albert (1559-1621), Son of Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, Governor of the Low Countries; Archduke Albert (1817-1895), Son of Archduke Charles, Austrian... Victor Emmanuel II (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820 – January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... -1... Battle of Langensalza can refer to First Battle of Langensalza - 1075 victory of Henry IV over Saxon nobles Second Battle of Langensalza - 1866 victory of the Prussians over the Hanoverians This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

July – December

July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... In the Battle of Königgrätz or Battle of Sadowa of July 3, 1866, the Austro-Prussian War was decided in favor of Prussia. ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: PrÅ«sai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of Russia and... Wilhelm I of Germany (March 22, 1797 – March 9, 1888), German Emperor (Kaiser), ruled January 18, 1871 – 9 March 1888 and King of Prussia, ruled 2 January 1861 – 9 March 1888. ... Count von Moltke Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke (October 26, 1800 – April 24, 1891), who became Helmuth, Graf von Moltke in 1870, was a famous German Field Marshal. ... Ludwig von Benedek (Benedek Lajos in Hungarian) (1804--1871) was an Austrian general of Hungarian nationality. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Her Royal Highness The Princess Helena, (Helena Augusta Victoria), (25 May 1846 - 9 June 1923), was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth-born child and the third daughter of Queen Victoria. ... Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877, until her death. ... Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (22 January 1831 - 28 October 1917) was a minor German prince who became a member of the British Royal Family through his marriage to Princess Helena (25 May 1846 - 9 June 1923), the third daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... The Battle of Lissa was a naval battle between Austrian and Italian forces on 20 July 1866. ... Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, a lithography by Joseph Kriehuber, 1866 Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff (December 23, 1827 – April 7, 1871) was an Austrian Admiral who commanded the Austrian North Sea fleet in during the Second war of Schleswig of 1864 and the Seven Weeks War of 1866. ... Count Carlo Pellion di Persano (11 March 1806, Vercelli - 28 July 1883, Turin) was an Italian Admiral, who commanded the Regia Marina fleet at the Battle of Lissa. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... In United States history, reconstruction was the period after the American Civil War when the states of the breakaway Confederacy were reintegrated into the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Motto: Official (Latin): E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Translated: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Federal... The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war between the United States of America, called the Union, and the Confederate States of America, a new country formed by eleven Southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right of secession from the Union. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... General of the Army, or less formally five-star general, is historically the second most senior rank in the United States Army. ... Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... Cyrus Field was the instigator of the laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe August 5th 1858. ... The first telegraph links in Europe Telegraphy (from the Greek words tele = far and graphein = write) is the long-distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters, originally over wire. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Weights and measures is a term used by legal authorities in English speaking countries such as the United Kingdom for a function related to units of measurement in trade. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... The Austro-Prussian War (also called the Seven Weeks War or the German Civil War) was a war fought between the Austrian Empire and Prussia in 1866 that resulted in Prussian dominance in Germany. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... The Battle of Curupaity was a key battle in the War of the Triple Alliance. ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brasil Commanders Francisco Solano López Bartolomé Mitre, Duke of Caxias Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Venetia is a name used mostly in a historical context for the area of north-eastern Italy formerly under the control of the Republic of Venice and corresponding approximately to the present-day Italian administrative regions of the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... -1... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Judd Fetterman (1833–1866) Captain, Army, 18th U.S. Infantry. ... The term federalist can refer to different ideologies, depending on the locale. ... The Riksdag of the Estates, or Ståndsriksdagen, was the name used for the Estates of the Swedish realm, or Rikets ständer, when they were assembled. ... The Riksdag or Sveriges Riksdag is the Parliament of Sweden. ... Alfred Nobel (help· info) (October 21, 1833, Stockholm, Sweden – December 10, 1896, San Remo, Italy) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, pacifist, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite. ... Dynamite recovered in a mine in Oregon. ... Genera Gerbillus Microdillus Meriones Rhombomys Psammomys Sekeetamys Brachiones Desmodilliscus Pachyuromys Tatera Taterillus Desmodillus Gerbillurus Ammodillus A gerbil is a small mammal of the order Rodentia. ... Father Armand David (September 27, 1826 near Bayonne –November 10, 1900 in Paris) was a Lazarist missionary Catholic priest as well as a zoologist and a botanist. ... Ecology is sometimes used incorrectly as a synonym for the natural environment or environmentalism. ...

Births

January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vasily Kalinnikov (January 13 (January 1, Old Style), 1866 – January 11, 1901) was a Russian composer of two symphonies, several additional orchestral works and numerous songs, all of them imbued with characteristics of folksong. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lars Olof Jonathan Söderblom, better known as Nathan Söderblom (January 15, 1866 - July 12, 1931), was a Swedish clergyman, and later Archbishop of the Church of Sweden and laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Romain Rolland (January 29, 1866 - December 30, 1944) was a French writer. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... George Van Haltren (March 30, 1866 - September 29, 1945) was mostly a major league outfielder, but also pitched and played short stop infrequently. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Ferruccio Busoni Dante Michaelangelo Benvenuto Ferruccio Busoni (April 1, 1866 – July 27, 1924) was an Italian composer, pianist, music teacher and conductor. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Butch Cassidy poses in the Wild Bunch group photo, Fort Worth, Texas, 1901 Robert LeRoy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy, born on 13 April 1866 in Beaver, Utah, was a notorious train and bank robber. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Categories: Stub | 1866 births | 1927 deaths ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Thomas Barfoed Thrige (May 5, 1866 – May 9, 1938) was a Danish entrepreneur, industrialist and businessman. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Erik Satie (right) and Claude Debussy (left) - picture taken probably between 1910 and 1915. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Lord Carnarvon (right) with Howard Carter, who was chief archeologist on many of Carnarvons excavations. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Potters illustration of her anthropomorphic rabbits — in this case the married cousins, Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny (with Peter Rabbit in the background), from The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies Beatrix Potter, or Helen Beatrix Potter (July 28, 1866 – December 22, 1943) was a British childrens book author and... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jacinto Benavente Jacinto Benavente y Martínez (August 12, 1866 – July 14, 1954), awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922, was one of the foremost Spanish dramatists of the 20th century. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... James John Corbett, born September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California, United States – died February 18, 1933 in Bayside, New York, was a heavyweight boxing champion. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Tristan Bernard (September 7, 1866 - December 7, 1947) was a French playwright, novelist, journalist and lawyer. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Jeppe Aakjær (1866 - 1930) was a Danish poet and novel writer. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... Dr. Charles Jules Henry Nicolle (September 21, 1866 - February 28, 1936) was a bacteriologist who earned the 1928 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... H. G. Wells at the door of his house at Sandgate Herbert George Wells (September 21, 1866 – August 13, 1946) was a British writer best known for his science fiction novels such as The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, The Island of Doctor Moreau and The Time Machine. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... Thomas Hunt Morgan Thomas Hunt Morgan (September 25, 1866 — December 4, 1945) was an American geneticist. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... The Right Honourable James Ramsay MacDonald, PC (12 October 1866–9 November 1937), British politician, was twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Sun Yat-sen (November 12, 1866–March 12, 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader who had a significant role in the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Image:Broom R.jpg Robert Broom Prof. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Alfred Werner (December 12, 1866 - November 15, 1919) was a German Nobel prize-winning chemist. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wassily Kandinsky On White II (Kandinsky 1923) Wassily Kandinsky (Russian: Василий Кандинский, first name spelled as [vassi:li]) (December 4, 1866 (O.S., December 16, 1866 N.S.) – December 13, 1944) was a Russian-born French painter and art theorist. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Ethna Carbery was the pseudonym of Anna MacManus, nee Johnston, (1866 – 1902), an Irish writer and poet. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Mangin (1866-1925) was a French military officer during World War I. A graduate of Saint-Cyr, Mangin served in the Sudan (under Jean Marchand) and in French North Africa before serving in WWI. During WWI, he had well-known victories at Charleroi and then Verdun, however, his reputation... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... La Goulue, born 1866 – died January 30, 1929, is the stage name of Louise Weber, a French Cancan dancer. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Categories: People stubs | 1866 births | 1945 deaths ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... William d. ... A Temperance Movement (see definition of temperance) attempts to greatly reduce the amount of alcohol consumed or even prohibit its production and consumption entirely. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar.
July 27 - The Atlantic Cable is successfully completed, allowing transatlantic telegraph communication for the first time.
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