On this day in 1866 Italy and Prussia allied against the Austrian Empire.
Austria was defeated by the Prussian army in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 in the north, but resisted on land and sea against the Italians in the south. 113 more words
New uniform style for the Elder Brethren of Trinity House
“Her Majesty Queen Victoria has been pleased to command that, after the present date, the uniform of the Elder Brethren of the Trinity House, London, shall be of the Royal Navy pattern for the time being, save as respects the colour of the collar and cuffs of the full dress coat, and the description of lace, buttons, badges, and other distinguishing marks specified in the Order dated 22 March, 1866, which shall remain as at present.”
The game resumed with the Austrians advancing upon the Prussian positions. Some charges took place and, whilst these were unsuccessful, they did cause units that had been damaged during the advance to contact to retire from the front line allowing fresher units to continue to pressurise the Prussian defence. 206 more words