# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1866 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031

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### 1866 Historical Event(s)

•  January 12, 1866 – The Royal Aeronautical Society is formed in London.
•  January 18, 1866 – Wesley College, Melbourne is established.
•  April 8, 1866 – Italy and Prussia ally against Austrian Empire.
•  April 10, 1866 – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by Henry Bergh.
•  June 2, 1866 – Fenian raids: Fenians are victorious in both the Battle of Ridgeway and the Battle of Fort Erie.
•  June 7, 1866 – 1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.
•  July 24, 1866 – Reconstruction: Tennessee becomes the first U.S. State to be readmitted to the Union following the American Civil War.
•  July 27, 1866 – The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is successfully completed, stretching from Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart’s Content, Newfoundland.
•  August 20, 1866 – President Andrew Johnson formally declares the American Civil War over.
•  October 19, 1866 – Venice - Annexion of Veneto and Mantua to Italy - At Hotel Europa, Austria hands over Veneto to France, which hands it immediately over to Italy.

### Who Were Born On 1866?

•  January 13, 1866 – Vasily Kalinnikov, Russian composer (d. 1901)
•  February 16, 1866 – Billy Hamilton, American baseball player (d. 1940)
•  February 20, 1866 – Carl Westman, Swedish architect and designer (d. 1936)
•  March 4, 1866 – Eugène Cosserat, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1931)
•  May 10, 1866 – Léon Bakst, Russian artist (d. 1924)
•  July 11, 1866 – Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)
•  July 28, 1866 – Beatrix Potter, English author (d. 1943)
•  August 5, 1866 – Carl Harries, German chemist (d. 1923)
•  November 21, 1866 – Konishiki Yasokichi I, Japanese sumo wrestler, 17th Yokozuna (d. 1914)
•  December 16, 1866 – Wassily Kandinsky, Russian-born French abstract painter (d. 1944)