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1886
Ludwig II.
Ludwig II of Bavaria dies under unexplained circumstances in Lake Starnberg .
Edward Moran: The Unveiling of the Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty designed by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi is unveiled.
Benz motor car
Carl Benz patents
his motor vehicle .
Daimler motor carriage
Also Gottlieb Daimler
builds a motorized carriage.
1886 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1334/35 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1878/79 (September 10-11)
Baha'i calendar 42/43 (March 20/21)
Bengali solar calendar 1291/92 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2429/30 (southern Buddhism); 2428/29 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 76th (77th) cycle

Year of the fire dog丙戌 ( at the beginning of the year wood rooster 乙酉)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1248/49 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4219/20 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1264/65 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1303/04 (September 29/30)
Japanese calendar Meiji 19 ( 明治 19 年);
Koki 2546
Jewish calendar 5646/47 (September 29/30)
Coptic calendar 1602/03 (September 10/11)
Malayalam calendar 1061/62
Rumi Calendar (Ottoman Empire) 1301/02 (March 1)
Seleucid era Babylon: 2196/97 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2197/98 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1942/43 (April)

Events

Politics and world events

Eastern Europe / Balkans

The signatories of the Bucharest Treaty
Provisions of the Tophane Treaty:
Principality of Bulgaria before the annexation of Eastern Rumelia Eastern Rumelia (annexed to Bulgaria in 1885) To compensate for areas of Eastern Rumelia ceded to the Ottoman Empire



Prince Alexander of Bulgaria

Central Europe

America

Bilingual call to gathering on May 4th

Africa

Asia

economy

Patents and inventions

Advert for Coca-Cola circa 1890

Business start-ups and openings

  • January: The brothers Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson found the pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, New Jersey . The focus of business activity in the 1880s was on the manufacture of the first surgical dressing materials.
  • December 6 : The first Raiffeisen bank in Austria is founded in Mühldorf .

traffic

Inauguration of the bridge
The Lugano funicular around 1886

science and technology

astronomy

Chemistry and physics

Medicine and psychology

Technical achievements

Ponte Dom Luís I

miscellaneous

Culture

Architecture and fine arts

  • December 27 : The Olympia exhibition hall built by the National Agricultural Company opens in London, making it the largest steel-and-glass building in Great Britain to date.
Woman with a Parasol , 1st version, oil on canvas, 131 × 88 cm; Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Woman with a Parasol , 2nd version, oil on canvas, 131 × 88 cm; Musée d'Orsay, Paris

literature

Music and theater

miscellaneous

society

religion

Disasters

nature and environment

The alpine edelweiss

Sports

Born

January

Wilhelm Furtwängler, 1911

February

March

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

April

Ernst Thalmann, 1932

May

Karl Barth
Alfonso XIII from Spain

June

July

Willem Drees
Walter Schottky

August

Bust of Paul Tillich

September

Hans Arp

October

David Ben Gurion, 1959

November

December

Exact date of birth unknown

Died

First quarter

Second quarter

The body of King Ludwig laid out between June 16 and 18, 1886

Third quarter

The grave of Franz Liszt in the Bayreuth city cemetery

Fourth Quarter

Adolf Lüderitz, around 1885
Chester A. Arthur, 1882

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