Historical Events In May - 26
Monday, 29 May 2023
1781 On this day in history bank of North America incorporates in Philadelphia
1782 Joseph Drechsler, composer on this day in history.
1788 On May - 26 mary Clark of England gives birth to a baby without a brain
1790 On this day in history territory South of River Ohio created by Congress
1798 British kill about 500 Irish insurgents at the Battle of Tara on this day in history.
1799 On May - 26 alexander S Pushkin, Russia, writer (Eugene Onegin)
1805 On this day in history lewis & Clark first see Rocky Mountains
1805 On May - 26 napolean Bonaparte is crowned King of Italy
1805 Napoleon Bonaparte crowned King of Italy on May - 26.
1805 Napoleon is crowned king of Italy on this day in history.
1805 The emperor Napoleon crowns himself with the old iron crown of the Lombard kings May 26 in the cathedral at Milan, he appoints his stepson Eugène Beauharnais viceroy June 7, but a Third Coalition mobilizes against him; Austria, Russia, and Sweden make alliances with Britain, while Napoleon gains support from Spain, Bavaria, Württemberg, Baden, Hesse, and Nassau on this day in history.
1805 Lewis & Clark 1st see Rocky Mountains on this day in history.
1806 Henry Knox Thatcher, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880 on May - 26.
1807 French forces take Danzig and defeat the Russians June 14 in the Battle of Friedland on May - 26.
1818 On this day in history michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies
1822 E de Goncourt, writer on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history brazil is recognized by US
1825 Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer on May - 26.
1828 Mysterious feral child Kaspar Hauser is discovered wandering the streets of Nuremberg on this day in history.
1831 On May - 26 georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
1832 On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59
1834 On this day in history portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates
1835 On May - 26 edward Porter Alexander, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1846 On May - 26 arthur Coquard, composer
1850 On May - 26 christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force)
1853 Monroe A Althouse, composer on May - 26.
1856 George Templeton Strong, composer on May - 26.
1859 Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) on this day in history.
1860 Garibaldi occupies Palermo Italy on May - 26.
1861 Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with the South on this day in history.
1861 Union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL on this day in history.
1861 On May - 26 postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South
1864 On this day in history skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek VA
1864 Territory of Montana is formed on this day in history.
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