Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 07 August 2020
1781 Bank of North America incorporates in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1782 Joseph Drechsler, composer on May - 26.
1788 Mary Clark of England gives birth to a baby without a brain on this day in history.
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 May - 26.
1799 Alexander S Pushkin, Russia, writer (Eugene Onegin) on May - 26.
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 this day in history.
1805 On this day in history napoleon is crowned king of Italy
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 this day in history.
1807 French forces take Danzig and defeat the Russians June 14 in the Battle of Friedland on this day in history.
1818 Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies on this day in history.
1822 E de Goncourt, writer on May - 26.
1824 Brazil is recognized by US on this day in history.
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 this day in history georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
1832 On May - 26 francois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59
1834 Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates on May - 26.
1835 On May - 26 edward Porter Alexander, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1846 On this day in history arthur Coquard, composer
1850 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force) on May - 26.
1853 Monroe A Althouse, composer on this day in history.
1856 On May - 26 george Templeton Strong, composer
1859 Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life) on May - 26.
1860 Garibaldi occupies Palermo Italy on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with the South
1861 Union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL on May - 26.
1861 Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South on May - 26.
1864 On May - 26 skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek VA
1864 On May - 26 territory of Montana is formed