Historical Events In May - 26
Thursday, 14 January 2021
1781 On this day in history bank of North America incorporates in Philadelphia
1782 Joseph Drechsler, composer on May - 26.
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 Alexander S Pushkin, Russia, writer (Eugene Onegin) on this day in history.
1805 On May - 26 lewis & Clark first see Rocky Mountains
1805 On this day in history napolean Bonaparte is crowned King of Italy
1805 On May - 26 napoleon Bonaparte crowned King of Italy
1805 Napoleon is crowned king of Italy on May - 26.
1805 On May - 26 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
1805 On May - 26 lewis & Clark 1st see Rocky Mountains
1806 On May - 26 henry Knox Thatcher, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
1807 On May - 26 french forces take Danzig and defeat the Russians June 14 in the Battle of Friedland
1818 Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies on May - 26.
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 May - 26.
1831 On May - 26 georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
1832 Francois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59 on May - 26.
1834 Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates on May - 26.
1835 On this day in history edward Porter Alexander, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1846 On May - 26 arthur Coquard, composer
1850 On this day in history christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force)
1853 Monroe A Althouse, composer on this day in history.
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 On May - 26 postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with the South
1861 Union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL on this day in history.
1861 Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South on this day in history.
1864 On May - 26 skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek VA
1864 Territory of Montana is formed on this day in history.