1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 19th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, from the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letter was C, totaling 52 weeks, starting on a Friday and ending also on a Friday -fair.
Creation of the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) A Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination, headquartered in Cleveland (Tennessee). It has grown to become one of the largest Pentecostal denominations in the world, with worldwide membership with more than 6 million in over 150 countries, according to the denomination's official website1 It is currently the second largest Pentecostal denomination in the world, with the Assembly of God being the greatest.2 The movement's origins can be traced back to 1886 with a small gathering of Christians at the Creek Barney Meeting House on the Tennessee/North Carolina border, making it the oldest Pentecostal denomination in the United States.3 The Publishing House Church of God is Pathway Press.
Creation of the Irmandade do Divino Espírito Santo das Cinco Ribeiras, municipality of Angra do Heroísmo, with the creation of the respective Empire of Espírito Santo das Cinco Ribeiras, built in basaltic masonry and with a pantry.
A geohydrographic map of some of the islands of the Azores is published.
January 1 - Burma is given as a birthday gift to Queen Victoria after the country was annexed to British India in November 1885.
January 29 - Karl Benz (Inventor, with Gottlieb Daimler, of the gasoline-powered car) Files the patent (DRP 37435) and in July introduces the first car.
March 29 - Wilhelm Steinitz defeats Johannes Zukertort and becomes the 1st World Chess Champion.
May 1st - "Day of St. Joseph the Worker", date intentionally chosen. While the "men" worked in Chicago, United States, young women, accompanied by children, elderly people, animals and many posters, began to move around the city. The Police, surprised by the apparent disorder and lack of operational preparation for a "special operation that was in the offing", "exorbited its operational action", thus causing an "international commotion"; the "UN of the time" then established the date as "international awareness" (so that it would not be repeated in the future, on the part of CONSTITUTED LEADERS, public and private companies, among others). It was determined to establish better working conditions and other basic existential needs for the people in general, and not just the worker.
May 2 - The Passeio Público is inaugurated, in Curitiba.
May 8 - Coca Cola is sold for the first time in the United States.
August 13: Nagasaki Incident
September 9: The Berne Convention, which deals with copyright in literary and artistic works, takes place.
October 28 - Inauguration of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.
January 24 - Henry King, American director. (m. 1982)
January 31 - Alfonso López Pumarejo, President of the Republic of Colombia from 1934 to 1938 and from 1942 to 1945 (d. 1959).
February 11 - Antônio de Almeida Lustosa, Brazilian bishop. (m. 1974)
March 16 - Kim Du-bong, president of North Korea from 1948 to 1957 (d. 1958).
April 19 - Manuel Bandeira, Brazilian poet, chronicler, memoirist and critic (d. 1968)
April 26 - Ma Rainey, one of the first African-American singer, considered the "mother of the blues" (d. 1939)
May 10 - Karl Barth, Swiss theologian (d. 1968)
May 17 - Alfonso XIII of Spain, King of Spain from 1886 to 1931 (d. 1941)
July 3 - Yevgeny Preobrajenski, Russian economist and revolutionary (d. 1936)
June 29 - Robert Schuman, French statesman, "Father of Europe" (d. 1963).
July 1 - Artur de Souza Nascimento, Brazilian musician (d. 1957).